Big first quarter propels Storm Lake girls to 2nd straight win

January 16, 2020 9:55pm

Coming off their exciting one point win over Ridge View Monday night the Storm Lake girls basketball team made it two straight wins as they defeated Alta-Aurelia 55-41 Thursday night at Alta.

The Tornadoes came out on fire in the first quarter scoring 26 points and draining six 3-pointers as they built a 26-5 lead after the first eight minutes of the game.

Amy Slight scored 17 points, Mary Yanga added 14 and Holly Dierenfield buried three 3-pointers, all in the first quarter, and scored nine.

Storm Lake is now 2-9 overall.  The Warriors (now 2-11) were led by Brielle Englemann's 12 points.