Lady Vikes still unbeaten

By Staff
The Niles varsity basketball team remained undefeated as it beat Harper Creek 59-23 Tuesday night in Battle Creek.
The Vikings, now 6-0, outscored the Beavers 20-2 in the first quarter and held a 35-8 advantage at halftime.
Jessica Johnson and Sarah Dreher each scored 11 points to pace the Vikings offensively. Dreher also led Niles in rebounds with nine and had four steals.
Amber Peters had seven rebounds, six steals and five assists while Ashley Spriggs added four steals and three assists.
Brandie Radde also had seven points and six steals while Kate Whittaker helped out with nine points and seven rebounds.
The Vikings travel to Paw Paw Thursday for the third game of their six-game road trip. The other three games are at Benton Harbor, Dowagiac and Mattawan.
The Niles junior varsity team improved its record to 5-1 with a 46-44 win over Harper Creek. Jessica Shinsky led the Vikings with 13 points. Stephanee Schrader added 12 and Lauryn Gibson scored 10.
Niles……………..59
Harper Creek….23
Niles: Ashley Pingel 1 3-3 5, Amber Peters 0 2-4 2, Jessica Johnson 4 3-6 11, Leigh Tyler 2 0-0 4, Brandie Radde 3 0-0 7, Sarah Dreher 4 3-4 11, Kate Whittaker 3 3-10 9, Colombe Martin 0 0-0 0, Melissa Olsen 1 2-4 6, Ashley Spriggs 2 0-2 4. Totals: 22 16-33 59
Harper Creek: Casey Lewis 1 0-0 2, Lindsay Haggerty 0 0-0 0, Jamie Fuller 0 0-0 0, Beth Turley 3 0-0 7, Tonia Ramsey 1 0-0 2, Meg Galloway 0 0-0 0, Monica Crider 0 0-0 0, Jen Demaree 3 0-0 6, Jamie Yurisch 2 0-0 4, Megan Barnes 1 0-0 2. Totals: 11 0-0 23
Niles 20 15 14 10--59
Harper Creek 2 6 4 11--23
3-point shooting: Niles 1 (Radde), Harper Creek 1 (Turley). Team fouls (fouled out): Niles 8 (none), Harper Creek 22 (none). Team records: Niles 6-0, Harper Creek 1-4

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