The Mt Vernon/Plankinton Titans turned a two point halftime lead into an 18-point win over the Dell Rapid Quarrier girls basketball team on Tuesday, February 11th. The Titans pulled away from the Quarriers in the fourth quarter for a 61-43 win.
Mt Vernon/Plankinton held a five point lead at the end of the first quarter at 17-12. That lead grew to 25-14 with 4:00 to go in the second quarter, but Dell Rapids ended the half on a 9-0 run to pull within two points at halftime at 25-23. The Quarriers tied the game at 25-25 with 7:00 to go in the third quarter. The Titans responded with a 20-11 run the rest of the quarter to lead 45-34 heading into the fourth quarter. Mt Vernon/Plankinton continued to pull away in the fourth quarter holding the Quarriers to just nine points.
Aspen Hansen finished with a double-double with 10 points, 14 rebounds, along with five assists, and three steals. Maggie Schmidt also had 10 points and three rebounds. Zoey Hilmoe had nine points, and Haileigh Barnhart had eight points.
Dell Rapids (2-12) will travel to Dakota Valley to play the Panthers on Friday, February 14th in a girls and boys double header.