By: Sydney Bartels & Morgan Dinkler
On Saturday, January 23, the Silver Lake Lady Mustangs headed to Harvard for the annual JV tournament. At 9:00, the Lady Mustangs took on the Deshler Dragons for four quarters of intense basketball. At the end of the first half, the ladies were down 5-21. The team fought back but ended up behind after the fourth quarter with an ending score of 19-38. After the tough loss against Deshler, the ladies were ready to fight back against Harvard. The ladies came off tough scoring 8 points, with Morgan Dinkler making a 3-pointer, and Sydney Bartels scoring 5 points. After the half, they were down by 5 points. They came out after the half stronger than the first, scoring 10 points, but it wasn’t enough to pull off the win, with the Cardinals scoring 6 more points to make a final score of 18-19. For a tournament total, the following girls scored: Sydney Bartels(16), Morgan Dinkler(8), Trista Hanson(4), Madison Kar(4), Taylor Hanson(3), and Marissa Erickson(2). After a long day of basketball, the Lady Mustangs placed 4th overall.