Vikings dominate YME, 92-34

Eleven players score for Minneota; five reach double figures

In a dominating performance, Minneota scorched the nets by shooting 55 percent from the floor and 91 percent from the free-throw strip en route to a 92-34 victory over Yellow Medicine East Friday night in Granite Falls.
Eleven players got into the scoring column for the Vikings (7-0). Five of those players reached double figures, led by Abby Hennen with 18 points. Natalee Rolbiecki notched 17 points, Abby Rost and Ireland Stassen had 14 points apiece, and Jeren Rost added 10 points. McKenna Yost nearly made it a sixth double-digit scorer, finishing with eight points.
Minneota’s high shooting percentage was boosted by 25 layups, many of those coming in transition or following one of their 21 steals. The Vikings also cashed 10 of 11 shots from the charity stripe.
Minneota led 54-15 at halftime, allowing many of the substitutes to see additional playing time in the game.
Abby Rost with eight rebounds and Abby Hennen with seven led a 38-15 board differential for the Vikings in the Camden Conference game. Nine different players had a steal for Minneota, led by Abby Rost with four and Abby Hennen, Stassen and McKenzie Tolk with three each. Abby Hennen led with seven assists.
Also scoring for the Vikings was Tolk with three points, and Kenadi Arndt, Grace Hennen, Kennedi Jurrens and Megan Krog with two apiece.
Ruby Bones led YME with 14 points and six rebounds. Gracie Kleven hit a pair of three-pointers and finished with six points.

Minneota 92, YME 34
Halftime: Minneota 54, YME 15

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST (total points) - Ruby Bones 14, Gracie Kleven 6, Shelby Mortenson 2, Brylea Ruff 3, Schuller 4, Hannah Stark 5. Totals 11-41 9-13 34.
MINNEOTA (FG, FT, Pts) - Kenadi Arndt 1-1 0-0 2, Abby Hennen 7-15 4-5 18, Grace Hennen 1-3 0-0 2, Kennedi Jurrens 1-2 0-0 2, Megan Krog 1-2 0-0 2, Morgan Moorse 0-1 0-0 0, Natalee Rolbiecki 8-13 1-1 17, Abby Rost 6-9 2-2 14, Jeren Rost 5-8 0-0 10, Ireland Stassen 6-10 1-1 14, McKenzie Tolk 1-1 0-0 3, McKenna Yost 2-7 2-2 8. Totals 39-71 10-11 92.

3-pointers: YME 3 (Kleven 2, Ruff 1). Minneota 4 (Yost 2, Stassen 1, Tolk 1).
Rebounds: YME 15 (Bones 6). Minneota 38 (A.Rost 8, Jurrens 7, Stassen 5, Rolbiecki 4, A.Hennen 3, Krog 3, G.Hennen 2, J.Rost 2, Yost 2, Arndt 1, Tolk 1).
Assists: YME not available. Minneota 19 (A.Hennen 7, A.Rost 3, G.Hennen 2, Tolk 2, Jurrens 1, Rolbiecki 1, J.Rost 1, Stassen 1, Yost 1).
Steals: YME 4 (Mortenson 2, Ruff 2). Minneota 21 (A.Rost 4, A.Hennen 3, Stassen 3, Tolk 3, Jurrens 2, Rolbiecki 2, Yost 2, G.Hennen 1, J.Rost 1).
Turnovers: YME 23, Minneota 7.

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