Lady Cougars Take Consolation Title at Holiday Tournament


By Clare Wiltse, Sports Contributor

The Lady Cougars raised their mark to 6-2 as they took the consolation title at the Omaha  Nation Holiday Tournament.

Northeast got a tough draw in round one with a contest against D-1’s top rated Emerson-Hubbard.  They lot a hard fought contest, 65-55.  Lexie Bacon and Brianne Haskell combine for 33 of the teams points.

The team had one of their better shooting nights.  They made 19 of 35 shots (54%).  Lexie Bacon made 5 of  7 three point attempts.   Tessie Collins made all three of her shots. Mariah Jessen was two of two.  The team struggled at the line with 12 for 22 shooting.

LDNE 14 15 8 18 -55
E-H 18 17 13 18 -65

2pt 3pt FT Rb TP
Simonsen 0 0 0 1 0
Wakeley 4 0 1-5 4 9
Haskell 4 0 8-10 4 16
Collins 3 0 0 3 6
Bacon 1 5 0-3 4 17
Jessen 2 0 3-4 4 7
Peterson 0 0 0 5 0
Totals 14/24 5/11 12/22 24 55

Winless Santee was no competition the Lady Cougars as they rolled to a 58-10 win.  Three girls finished in double figures.  Lexie and Brianne each had 12 points while Mariah added 11.

The team made 24 of 45 two point shots. The went 10 of 15 at the line.

Santee 2 2 0 6 -10
LDNE 22 15 9 12 -58

Simonsen 2 0 1-2 2 5
Wakeley 4 0 0 3 8
Haskell 5 0 2-4 4 12
Collins 2 0 0 4 4
Bacon 5 0 2-2 2 12
L. Henneman 1 0 0 5 2
Jessen 3 0 5-7 4 11
Peterson 2 0 0 2 4
Totals 24/45 0/6 10/15 27 58

LDNE will have a busy week with three games.  Wakefield is at Lyons on Tuesday.  The weekend will feature some tough games with Tekamah-Herman visiting on Friday and (7-1) Mead hosting on Saturday afternoon.

About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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