Warrior basketball team wins one; drops two

Warrior basketball team wins one; drops two by Tyler Knudson and Bethany Parvin The Wakonda Warriors traveled to Tripp Feb. 15 to play in a non-conference basketball game against fifth-ranked Tripp-Delmont.

This was the first time the Warriors have ever played the Tripp-Delmont Wildcats.

The first quarter the Warriors kept the game close. The Warriors held the Wildcats to only 13 points in the quarter, but only scored 7 points themselves.

The Warriors picked up the pace in the second quarter, but still were down 7 at half.

Wakonda got in foul trouble early in the game in stayed that way for the rest of the game. All of the starters for the Warriors fouled out during the fourth quarter. The game ended with the Wildcats winning 74-47.

Some outstanding individual athletes for the Warriors were Nick Skonhovd with 21 points, and Alex Nielsen with 7 points and 16 rebounds.

The JV team played hard but they ended up losing by 27

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