Morris/CA 53, YME 40
The Sting stayed close to a tough Morris/Chokio-Alberta team, but just couldn’t get over the hump; losing 53-40 Tuesday night in Morris.

The Tigers build a 15-point lead in the first half that YME managed to cut by two in the second, but it would not be enough.

Morris/CA 53, YME 40
The Sting stayed close to a tough Morris/Chokio-Alberta team, but just couldn’t get over the hump; losing 53-40 Tuesday night in Morris.

The Tigers build a 15-point lead in the first half that YME managed to cut by two in the second, but it would not be enough.

Kelly Anderson turned in her best offensive game of the season; compiling 12 points on the night. Chyanne Sand followed with 10 points, five rebounds four assists and five steals.   

With the win Morris improves to 9-4 overall, while the Sting fall to 1-11.

The Sting return home Friday for a competitive match-up against LqPV as the hunt for win No. 2.

YME (1-11)    20 20 — 40
Morris/CA (9-4)    35 18 — 53

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST
Team stats: 15-39 FG (1-8 3-pt); 9-13 FT; 16 rebounds; 13 fouls
Scoring: Kelly Anderson 12, Chyanne Sand 10, Dani Aus 5, Brittanna Raddatz 4, Cassie Schuffert 4, Danie Roden 3, Allison Carmany 2 3-point shots: Roden 1 Rebound leaders: Sand 5, Aus 5 Assist leaders: Sand 4 Steal leaders: Sand 5

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA
Team stats: 20-63 FG (3-13 3-pt); 10-13 FT; 34 rebounds; 17 fouls
Scoring: Becca Holland 13, Beth Holland 10, MaKenzie Smith 9, Nicole Strobel 6, Tracy Meichsner 4, Kaitlin Vogel 4, Katie Holzheimer 3, Abby Olson 2, Moira McHally 2 3-point shots: Holzheimer 1, Becca Holland 1, Beth Holland 1 Rebound leaders: Meichsner 11, Smith 6, Strobel 6 Assist leaders: Meichsner 4, Becca Holland 4 Steal leaders: Meichsner 5

Melrose 51, YME 31
A Chyanne Sand double-double would not be enough to lift Yellow Medicine East over Melrose Area as the Sting followed their first win of the season with a 51-31 loss Thursday at Espeland Gymnasium.

Sand netted 16 to score over half of her team’s 31 points and pulled down a matching 16 rebounds. YME’s second leading scorer was Kelly Anderson with four.

Dani Aus added three points, five boards, three steals and four assists.

Melrose shot 37 percent while the Sing managed 23 percent shooting.

Melrose (2-10)    25 26 — 51
YME (1-10)    14 17 — 31

MELROSE
Team stats: 19-51 FG (2-9 3-pt); 11-16 FT; 30 rebounds; 11 fouls
Scoring: Taylor Reller 8, Shelby Uphoff 10, Emily Goerdt 11, Gabi Sawyer 5, Justine Revermann 2, Torri Reller 11, Sheila Poepping 4 3-point shots: Sawyer 1, Tori Reller 1 Rebound leaders: Taylor Reller 6, Goerdt 6 Assist leaders: Sawyer 3 Steal leaders: Goerdt 4

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST
Team stats: 14-61 FG (1-11 3-pt); 2-7 FT; 33 rebounds; 15 fouls
Scoring: Dani Aus 3, Danie Roden 2, Kelly Anderson 4, Allison Carmany 2, Allie Zieske 2, Chyanne Sand 16, Cassie Struffert 2 3-point shots: Aus 1 Rebound leaders: Sand 16, Aus 5 Assist leaders: Aus 4 Steal leaders: Aus 3