Vikings boys, girls fall to Wildcats

Published 12:13 am Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Northwood-Kensett’s Brady Cotter looks to pass the ball after being trapped Tuesday against Riceville. -- Andrew Dyrdal

NORTHWOOD, Iowa — Dalton Berentsen recorded 21 points for the Riceville Wildcats boys’ basketball team Tuesday as they defeated the Northwood-Kensett Vikings 66-25 in Northwood.

Michael Theis had 17 points, while Brent Brincks chipped in 16 for the Wildcats.

Riceville went into halftime with a 35-13 lead and outscored the Vikings 31-12 over the final two quarters to secure the win.

Tyler Thofson led the Vikings with eight points and Joey Reed recorded six points .

The Vikings are back in action on Friday as they travel to Central Springs.

Vikings girls’ basketball falls to Wildcats 54-34

Jessica Beran scored 14 points, while Brooke Foster scored 13 points Tuesday as the Wildcats girls’ basketball team defeated the Vikings 54-34 in Northwood.

Loralei Smith also recorded 11 points for the Wildcats.

The Vikings led the game in after the first quarter 12-10.

After that, Riceville outscored Northwood-Kensett 44-22 over the final three quarters to secure the win.

Britney Low led the Vikings with 12 points while Jami Dahlby recorded 8.

Northwood-Kensett is back in action on Friday at Central Springs.