Vikings Basketball Roundup
Lady Vikings seal Dayton winGood thing the lady Vikings are used to icy conditions. On a slippery floor, the girls picked up a tough 48-40 win in a 1A crossover game Tuesday at Dayton High School. Both teams struggled early, and the game was tied at 5 after the first quarter. After three quarters, the Vikings trailed by one, 28-27, but Aliso Caro started shifting the momentum in South Tahoe’s favor. Caro hit an open 15-footer late in the third and, after the shot, the Vikings put up 21 in the final period, including 12 of 19 free throws.Brooke King had a game-high 16 points to lead the way. Bailey David had 11 and Riley Chapman had 11 points and 14 rebounds. Chapman stepped up to control the glass with Hannah Neiger, one of the Vikings’ leading rebounders, sick.Chapman came up with a huge steal and converted a key free throw late in the fourth. David hit 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch to help seal the win.South Tahoe 48, Dayton 40South Tahoe511 1121 — 48Dayton 5 15 812 — 40Northern I-A girlsElko 4-0Fallon 4-0Sp. Creek 4-0Truckee 3-3Lowry 2-2So. Tahoe 2-3Fernley 1-3Dayton 0-4Sparks 0-5Boys notch another winA strong first half was enough to carry the Vikings to victory.The boys picked up a 58-45 non conference win at Dayton on Tuesday improving their crossover record to 4-1. The Vikings built a 30-17 halftime lead behind the shots of Brandon Cramer and the defense of Kyante Wilson.Cramer claimed the game high of 16, two from downtown, and was named player of the game. Wilson was a beast for the Vikings on defense. His pulled down nine defensive rebounds, blocked three shots and grabbed two steals. Hayden Bronken notched in nine more for the Vikings with four rebounds. John Cefalu added eight points, including two from the three-point range. South Tahoe 58, Dayton 45South Tahoe151528 — 58Dayton 9828 — 45Northern I-A boysElko 4-0Lowry 4-0S. Tahoe 4-1Sparks 3-2Truckee 2-4Fallon 2-3Fernley 1-3Sp. Creek 1-3Dayton 0-4
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