The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Scoring lulls are Hawks' downfall

Sheldon takes advantage to win girls' game, 60-45

 

January 20, 2022

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Emily Mutombo releases her shot while leading a break to the basket against Sheldon.

The final minutes of the first half and the start of the third quarter settled the outcome of a girls' non-conference basketball game between Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and Sheldon. During that time the Orabs built a 21-point lead and went on to earn a 60-45 win on Jan. 10 in Hartley.

Sheldon scored the first six points of the game but the Hawks stayed close and only trailed 10-5 after one quarter. An inability to make free throws in the second quarter prevented H-M-S from cutting into the Orabs' advantage. Sheldon went on to score 12 straight points in the final three minutes to build a 28-13...



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