Eagle girls rise above 'Horns

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Steve Towery/McCook Gazette Southern Valley senior Savana Quinn goes around Chase County's tall obstacle Allison Owings during their game at McCook Community College Tuesday night. The Eagles scored a 61-49 win. Both teams are now 7-5 this season.

R.B. Headley

Gazette Sports Editor

MCCOOK, Neb. -- Southern Valley's sharp outside shooting over the taller Chase County Longhorns led to a 61-49 triumph Tuesday evening.

Cassie Bose buried four bombs from long range as he Eagles hit seven threes overall.

Bose finished with 18 points while senior Savana Quinn added 15 and her only three-point attemp.

Senior Tia Norman also stepped outside the arc to finish 100 percent (one for one). She put another 11 points through the Peter & Dolores Graff Event Center nets.

The Eagles and Longhorns met in McCook as a midway neutral site between their two schools.

Southern Valley enjoyed the college gym more as Becca Linnemann (seven points), Lauryn Samelson (five), HalLee Linner (three) and Janessa Kring (two) also hit clutch shots.

Samuelson's seven rebounds and another six from Bose helped the Eagles hold up against Chase's tall front line.

Both teams are now 7-5 this season after Tuesday's game.

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