Schwartz leads Wolverines past Aberdeen Roncalli

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By Jay DavisHSA Big

Herreid-Selby Area notched its biggest win of the season, taking down Class A’s second-ranked Aberdeen Roncalli 49-38 in Aberdeen on Friday.
The Wolverines made their move with a 9-0 run in the third quarter. They outscored the Cavaliers 19-7 over the eight-minute stretch to pull ahead 37-25.
Shauni Schwartz put on a free throw shooting display. She hit 19 of 22 shots from the charity stripe, including knocking down 12 of 14 in the fourth quarter. Schwartz finished the game with a 31-point, 13-rebound double-double. She added five of five free throws in the third quarter and scored 23 points in the second half. Kendra Thorstenson added six points.
Defense was a big part of the win. The Wolverines held the Cavaliers to 22-percent shooting.
Morgan Gunderson led Roncalli with 14 points. Mollee Karst added nine points and 11 rebounds.

Herreid-Selby Area (7-0)         6 18 37 49
Aberdeen Roncalli (5-1)          8 18 25 38
Herreid-Selby Area: Kendra Thorstenson 3 0-0 6, Shauni Schwartz 6 19-22 31, Abbey Fjeldheim 1 0-1 2, Taylor Madden 1 1-2 3, McKenzie Frank 1 0-0 2, Kelsey Quaschnick 1 1-4 3, Haylee Biel 1 0-4 2, Totals 14 21-31 49.
Aberdeen Roncalli: Tage Hanson 0 6-7 6, Taylor Hanson 3 0-0 8, Morgan Gunderson 5 3-4 14, Mollee Karst 3 3-6 9, Abby Dockter 0 1-2 1, Paige Sommers 0 0-0 0, Totals 11 13-19 38.
3-point field goals: Herreid-Selby Area 0; Aberdeen Roncalli 3 (Taylor Hanson 2, Gunderson). Rebounds: Herreid-Selby Area 41 (Schwartz 13); Aberdeen Roncalli 25 (Karst 11). Total fouls: Herreid-Selby Area 20; Aberdeen Roncalli 26 (Tage Hanson, Sommers out). Turnovers: Herreid-Selby Area 18; Aberdeen Roncalli 18.

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