The Sioux County Warriors earned their second win of the season Saturday, squeaking past Edgemont 50-41.
The contest was tied at 13 after one quarter, and the teams were separated by just five points going into the final eight minutes. Sioux County added 16 to the board in the second quarter, six from the foul line alone, to lead 29-22 at half-time. Edgemont came out of the break and used a 12-10 run to the deficit to 39-34. The Warriors’ Shane Gluth scored eight of the team’s 11 fourth-quarter points to keep the Moguls at bay and pick up the win.
Gluth led the Warriors with 21 points, while William Skavdahl added 16. Ten of Skavdahl’s points came from the charity stripe, where he went 10-of-13. Cy Hughson contributed eight for the Warriors, while Jack Hunter added three, and Logan Monroe and Colton Randall had one each.
Keaton Darrow led the Moguls with nine, followed by Sebastian Morse with 8 and Lincoln Klein with six. Cian Waite and John Heisler each had five, while JJ Ostenson and Chase Alexander had three and Jared Leite netted two.
Sioux County also faced the Alliance JV team last week, losing 70-26 in a contest that does not count toward its NSAA record. The Bulldogs led 17-7 after the first quarter and continued that pace the rest of the game. Alliance had a 36-12 advantage at half-time and was outscored the Warriors 34-14 in the second half. Gluth led Sioux County with nine points, followed by Skavdahl with eight. Hunter added five points, while Hughson and Randall each had two.