H-SA Wolverines shut down Ipswich, win District 6B title

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By Jay Davis

Shauni Schwartz scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Herreid-Selby Area to a 54-22 win over Ipswich in the District 6B title game in Ipswich on Saturday.

Shauni Schwartz scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Herreid-Selby Area to a 54-22 win over Ipswich in the District 6B title game in Ipswich on Saturday.

Herreid-Selby used a shutdown defensive effort to extinguish Ipswich 54-22 in the District 6B championship game in Eureka on Saturday.
The game was played close to the vest with Ipswich leading 11-10 after one quarter. Herreid-Selby Area started establishing dominance by outscoring Ipswich 20-6 in the second quarter. The Wolverines owned the second half, putting up 24 more points, while holding Ipswich to just five. The Herreid-Selby Area defense held Ipswich to six field goals.
Shauni Schwartz and Haylee Biel combined for 24 points and 18 rebounds. Schwartz scored a game-high 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while adding three assists, five steals and four blocked shots. Biel registered a double-double with 10 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. McKenzie Frank scored nine points and Taylor Madden scored seven. Abbey Fjeldheim added six points and four steals.
Shekota Myer led Ipswich with eight points and six rebounds, but did not record a field goal. Maci Gauer added seven points.
Herreid-Selby Area advances to play Sully Buttes in the Region 3B championship game in Gettysburg on Thursday. The game will be a rematch of the 52-50 two-overtime game Herreid-Selby Area won in Selby on Feb. 7.
The Wolverines enter the region championship at 21-1 and winners of seven in a row. The District 5B champion Sully Buttes Chargers won their title by beating Highmore-Harrold 58-41. The Chargers (defending State B runners-up) are 17-3 and have won six in a row since their loss to the Wolverines.

Ipswich (13-8)                       11 17 20 22
Herreid-Selby Area (21-1)     10 30 43 54
Ipswich: Ansley Sargent 2 0-0 5, Maci Gauer 3 0-0 7, Lynae Petersen 0 0-0 0, Rachael Severson 1 0-0 2, Shekota Myer 0 8-12 8, Tara Heinz 0 0-0 0, Totals 6 8-12 22.
Herreid-Selby Area: Abbey Fjeldheim 1 4-8 6, McKenzie Frank 3 2-4 9, Kendra Thorstenson 2 0-2 4, Taylor Madden 2 1-2 7, Shauni Schwartz 6 2-4 14, Haylee Biel 4 2-5 10, Kelsey Quaschnick 1 0-0 2, Jana Thorstenson 0 2-4 2, Totals 19 13-29 54.
3-point field goals: Ipswich 2 (Sargent, Gauer); Herreid-Selby Area 3 (Madden 2, Frank). Rebounds: Ipswich 24 (Severson 6, Myer 6); Herreid-Selby Area 31 (Biel 10, Schwartz 8). Assists: Herreid-Selby Area 9 (Schwartz 3). Steals: Herreid-Selby Area 18 (Schwartz 5, Fjeldheim 4). Blocked shots: Herreid-Selby Area 6 (Schwartz 4, Biel 2). Total fouls: Ipswich 21 (Heinz out); Herreid-Selby Area 12. Turnovers: Ipswich 24; Herreid-Selby Area 16.

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