South Nodaway’s second half surge unable to overcome North Nodaway’s first half streak

Posted December 18, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Despite a third quarter run that chipped away North Nodaway’s initial double-digit lead down to just four, South Nodaway couldn’t overcome their first half slump.

The Mustangs won 50-44 over the Longhorns December 17 in the final night of round robin in the NWMO Tournament at West Nodaway. Scoring just two points to North Nodaway’s 14, South Nodaway got off to a slow start which cost them when their second half surge was unable to undo the first half damage.

Finally finding their offensive stride, South Nodaway scored 15 points in the second quarter but gave up 14 to the Mustangs for North Nodaway to enter the halftime locker room up 28-17. The atmosphere of each locker room must have been

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    The Rockets struggled

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    Brianna Riley dribbles past North Nodaway defender Bailey Tate.

    Northeast Nodaway’s slow-paced basketball game was working well for them in the first half against the North Nodaway Lady Mustangs December 15 in the NWMO Tournament in Burlington Jct. That would change in the second half, as the Mustangs would come to life in a huge way, allowing just three points from the Bluejays in the third and fourth quarter combined for the 27-17 win despite Northeast Nodaway leading at the half.

    The Mustangs led after the first quarter,

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    Geography with Goudge

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    The teams in this year’s collection of bowls are: Boise State vs Arizona

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    Jefferson’s bench depth passes test during season-starting tournament

    Fighting the defenders, Jessie Henry nabs two points on a lay-up on her way to a 17-point night in Jefferson’s PVC Touranment win over North Andrew.

    If one of the goals for the Jefferson Lady Eagles was to begin their season with a PVC Tournament championship despite three players out with injuries, then Head Coach Tyler Pedersen can go ahead and check that off. Down Danae Schieber, Vanessa Holtman and Makayla Wilmes throughout the tournament,

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    Panthers edge past Rockets in overtime at hosted tournament

    Jakob Cordell of West Nodaway keeps with the Mound City ball handler as the Rockets fight to close the gap behind the Panthers in the second quarter.

    The West Nodaway Rockets made it close, but Mound City evaded a defeat that would have shattered their hopes of the program’s first three-year win streak since 1972 in their hosted Mound City Tournament.

    Despite the Rockets securing an overtime opportunity against the

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    Maryville basketball hits stride in home opener victory

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    “We want to play fast which means moving the ball fast and switch things up by going side-to-side,” said first-year Maryville Head Coach Matt

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