Sioux sinks Comet shooters
By Suzanne Werre
The Underwood Comets and Solen Sioux went shot for shot, score for score, and even trey for trey for the first five minutes of Monday night’s Region 5 quarter-final game.
With just over three minutes remaining in the opening stanza, leading 14-12, Solen’s Coach Jeffrey Brandt called a time out to have a sit-down with his team.
When the Sioux and Comets returned to the court, the Sioux went on a 14-3 run to take a 28-15 lead – and they never looked back on their way to a 65-32 victory.
He must’ve said a mouthful.
The Sioux finished the first half with nine three-pointers on their way to the win.
“They’re a good team,” Underwood Coach Alex Jangula summed up simply following the game. “There’s a reason they’re ranked fourth in the state.