“That pretty much describes us right now,” Marion added in response to her coach’s claim of winning ugly. “Losing Sydne and Holly, our main three-point shooters this year, we don’t have very many shooters this year. So, we’ll have to score through the paint. It’s going to be an ugly win, but we’re going to pull through.”
Shelby Mascari scored seven points, had three steals, and pulled down 14 rebounds for the Hilltoppers. Sierra Bell led all scorers with 24 points and had eight rebounds and four steals.
Kalyn Learnard came off the bench to score nine points for the Storm while also grabbing seven rebounds and dishing out four assists. Kaitlyn Carleton scored eight and had four rebounds, and Emilie McFadden finished with six points and eight rebounds.
Salt Fork is scheduled to host Oakwood on Thursday while Schlarman Academy will be at home again taking on Bismarck-Henning.