Wolverines out-muscle Battlers for YTC crown

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By Jay Davis

Charlie Tisdall of Herreid-Selby Area is fouled on the drive by Megan Vander Vorst of Potter County. The Wolverines beat the Battlers 56-49 in the YTC championship game in Bowdle on Saturday.

Charlie Tisdall of Herreid-Selby Area is fouled on the drive by Megan Vander Vorst of Potter County. The Wolverines beat the Battlers 56-49 in the YTC championship game in Bowdle on Saturday.

Herreid-Selby Area scratched and clawed its way to a 56-49 win over Potter County in the Yellowstone Trail Conference Tournament championship in Bowdle on Saturday.
In a game that featured 51 fouls and four players fouling out, the Wolverines came back from a 41-40 deficit after three quarters to pull out the win.
Abbey Fjeldheim led the late charge, hitting six of seven free throws in the fourth quarter. She scored 10 points in the first quarter and finished with a game-high 18 points, while adding three assists and three steals. Haylee Biel scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Charlie Tisdall scored 13 points. Kelsey Quaschnick added six points and six boards.
Potter County had a balanced offense with Aly Breaw, Alli Lake and Alyssa Haberer scoring 11 points each. Regan Everson added seven points.
The Wolverines were hot early and jumped out to a 20-9 lead before the first quarter ended at 21-11. The Battlers came roaring back with a 15-5 run in the second quarter to tie the game at 26-all and set up the dogfight in the second half.

Potter County (12-2)               11 26 41 49
Herreid-Selby Area (13-0)       21 26 40 56
Potter County: Aly Breaw 4 3-3 11, Morgan Vander Vorst 2 0-0 4, Regan Everson 3 1-2 7, Alli Lake 3 4-4 11, Tara Reuer 1 0-5 3, Samantha Killian 0 2-2 2, Alyssa Haberer 2 7-13 11, Totals 15 17-29 49.
Herreid-Selby Area: Abbey Fjeldheim 5 8-10 18, Charlie Tisdall 4 4-12 13, Haylee Biel 5 5-6 15, Kelsey Quaschnick 3 0-0 6, Jana Thorstenson 2 0-2 4, Grace Goehring 0 0-1 0, Totals 19 17-31 56.
3-point field goals: Potter County 2 (Lake, Heuer); Herreid-Selby Area 1 (Tisdall). Rebounds: Herreid-Selby Area 29 (Biel 8, Quaschnick 6). Total fouls: Potter County 27 (Vander Vorst, Heuer, Killian out); Herreid-Selby Area 24 (Biel out). Turnovers: Herreid-Selby Area 7.

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