The Beresford Watchdog girls basketball team evened their season record after a win against the Madison Bulldogs on Monday, January 16th. The Watchdogs took the win 59-52.
The first two quarters of the game proved to be the difference for Beresford. The Watchdogs led 12-7 after the first quarter of play. They had a game-high 14-point lead with 2:40 to play in the second quarter, but Madison cut the lead to 32-22 at halftime. Both teams scored 11 points in the third quarter.
The Watchdogs shot 37% (20-54) from the field, 25% (5-20) from three-point area, and 64% (14-22) from the free-throw line. Madison was 35% (18-52) shooting overall, 19% (3-16) on three-point attempts, and 81% (13-16) from the free-throw line.
Ella Merriman had 24 points, four rebounds, four steals, and three assists. Irelyn Fichbohm added 12 points and seven rebounds. Harley Koth ended with nine points, three rebounds, two steals, and two assists.