The Beresford Watchdogs (7-6) defeated the Parker Pheasants in their second game of the Big East Conference tournament in Flandreau on Friday, January 27th. The Watchdogs won by a score of 50-40.
Beresford trailed by a point, 8-7, at the end of the first quarter. They took the lead in the second quarter and were ahead 23-20 at halftime. Both teams had a small lead in the third quarter, but the Watchdogs held a 31-30 lead going into the fourth quarter. Beresford extended the lead to 40-33 with 3:40 to go and held the lead the rest of the game.
Ella Merriman and Harley Koth both had nine points and three rebounds. Autumn Namminga also had nine points with two rebounds. Irelyn Fickbohm finished with seven points. Macy Quartier had six points, five rebound, and three assists. Savanna Beesen also had six points.