Vikes score sloppy win

By By DAN WEISS / Niles Daily Star
NILES -- After a sloppy first half, the Niles basketball team settled down and cruised to a 53-25 Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference West Division victory over Lakeshore Thursday night.
The two teams combined for 32 turnovers in the first half. Niles committed just eight after the intermission.
The Vikings outscored the Lancers 22-2 in the decisive third quarter.
Sarah Dreher scored a team-high 10 points for Niles while Amber Peters added eight points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals.
The Niles junior varsity team beat Lakeshore 42-24, led by Jessica Shinsky's 12 points.
Niles hosts St. Joseph Tuesday.
Niles………….53
Lakeshore….25
Niles: Ashley Pingel 0 0-0 0, Amber Peters 3 2-2 8, Jessica Johnson 4 0-0 8, Leigh Tyler 1 0-0 2, Brandie Radde 3 0-0 8, Sarah Dreher 3 4-8 10, Kate Whittaker 4 1-2 9, Colombe Martin 3 0-0 6, Melissa Olsen 0 0-0 0, Ashley Spriggs 1 0-0 2. Totals: 22 7-12 53
Lakeshore: Dana Malone 0 0-0 0, Alyssa O'Dorisio 1 0-0 2, Jill Mummaw 5 4-8 14, Mallory Kuehl 0 0-1 0, Ashley McNair 2 0-0 4, Ashley Walden 0 0-2 0, Casi Dailey 0 0-0 0, Monica Gathright 0 2-2 2, Brook Thomas 1 1-2 3, Rachel Snyder 0 0-0 0, Nicole Stusick 0 0-0 0, Katie Evans 0 0-0 0. Totals: 9 7-15 25
Niles 16 6 22 9--53
Lakeshore 6 6 2 11--25
3-point shooting: Niles 2 (Radde 2), Lakeshore none. Team fouls (fouled out): Niles 16 (none), Lakeshore 12 (none). Team records: Niles 3-0 (1-0 SMAC West), Lakeshore 1-1 (1-1)

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