Girls basketball season closes out with win |

Girls basketball season closes out with win

Tribune staff report
South Tahoe's Riley Chapman drives to the hoop during the Vikings' 39-32 win at Fallon on Saturday.
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The Lady Vikings concluded their basketball season on a high note by beating host Fallon on Saturday.

Both teams started slow as the game was tied 16-16 at halftime. The Lady Vikings held the Greenwave to just two points in the third quarter and had a 24-18 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

The lead was cut down to three points, but the Lady Vikings went on a 6-0 run late in the fourth and the game ended with a 39-32 win.

The win was the fourth in a row for the team and evened their league record at 8-8 with an overall record of 9-14.

Riley Chapman led all scorers with 13, Hannah Neiger had 12, Ally King eight and Kaila Griffis added six.

“I am proud of the girls for finishing strong with four straight wins,” Coach Mike Neiger stated in an email. “They really played for each other in the second half of the season.”

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