Huron girls win against Bobcats

SEAN WELSH/BROOKINGS REGISTER Huron’s Havyn Heinz (23) drops in a bucket for two of her game-high 25 points during the third quarter of the Tigers’ 48-41 Eastern South Dakota Conference win over the Bobcats on Tuesday night at Bob Jostad Gymnasium in Brookings.

BROOKINGS – Huron scored the final eight points to defeat the Bobcats 48-41 in an Eastern South Dakota Conference girls’ basketball matchup Tuesday night at Bob Jostad Gymnasium.
Isabella Shreeve hit a jumper with 1:11 remaining to put the Tigers on top for good at 42-41.
Havyn Heinz, who dropped in a game-high 25 points, went 2-for-2 at the free-throw line with 49 seconds left and again with 20 seconds to play to help seal the deal.
Huron shot just 29.8 percent (17-of-57) from the field but forced 21 turnovers while committing six.
The Tigers were up 12-4 after a period and 28-16 at halftime. They scored first out of the break to grab a game-high 14-point advantage.
Brookings countered with nine consecutive points – Emily Rystrom bookended the run with a pair of buckets, while Johanna Miller had a putback and Kennedy Schafer converted from 3-point range – to pull within 30-25.
Later, a Landree Wilson trey cut the deficit to 32-30 heading to the fourth.
The Bobcats kept things going early in the final stanza as Wilson scored to knot things up.
Huron stopped the run with a spurt of its own.
Brooke Schiltz knocked down consecutive jumpers and Heinz canned a 3-ball as the visitors opened up a 39-32 gap with 5:45 showing on the clock.
Brookings had another answer, which began with Allie Clark making a 3 with 4:10 to play. Regan Weisbeck did the same with 2:41 left.
Following free throw by Huron’s Tenley Buddenhagen, Wilson connected from the right wing to give the home squad a 41-40 lead with 2:02 remaining.
The Bobcats retook possession with 96 seconds left but came up empty, leading to Shreeve’s go-ahead basket on the other end.
Johanna Miller posted a double-double of 10 points – on 5-of-9 shooting – and 12 rebounds for Brookings. Wilson had 11 points and five boards.
Brookings (0-8) is host to Harrisburg on Thursday at 7 p.m.
Huron (4-4) welcomes O’Gorman for a game Friday at 6 p.m.

Huron    12  16    4  16  –  48
Brookings    4  12  14  11  –  41
Huron (4-4): Alexis Feenstra 0-3 0-0 0, Brooke Schiltz 3-5 0-0 6, Isabella Shreeve 2-9 3-4 7, Tenley Buddenhagen 2-11 1-2 6, Havyn Heinz 8-22 6-6 25, Braylee Thomas 0-0 0-0 0, Lexy Gilbert 0-1 0-0 0, Heavan Gainey 1-3 0-0 2, Brooklyn Boetel 0-2 0-0 0, Libby Rounds 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 17-57 10-12 48.
Brookings (0-8) : Johanna Miller 5-9 0-0 10, Regan Weisbeck 1-4 0-0 3, Emily Rystrom 2-4 0-0 4, Jaidyn Bauman 0-0 0-0 0, Kennedy Schafer 2-4 0-0 6, Allie Clark 2-11 0-4 5, Landree Wilson 4-9 0-0 11, Cynthia Campbell 0-0 0-0 0, Ainsley Shelsta 1-3 0-0 2, Haley Sampson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 17-46 0-4 41.
3-point goals – H 4-22 (Heinz 3-11, Buddenhagen 1-6, Shreeve 0-2, Feenstra 0-3), B 7-17 (Wilson 3-4, Schafer 2-4, Weisbeck 1-1, Clark 1-5, Miller 0-1, Sampson 0-2). Rebounds – H 29 (Heinz 6), B 43 (Miller 12). Assists – H 8 (Buddenhagen, Heinz 3), B 9 (Weisbeck, Schafer 3). Steals – H 12 (Heinz 3), B 3 (Rystrom, Schafer, Shelsta 1). Blocks – H 1 (Feenstra 1), B 6 (Wilson, Shelsta 2). Turnovers – H 6, B 21. Total fouls – H 10, B 15. Fouled out – Rystrom. Technincal fouls – none.

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