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Girls Basketball: Dawson-Boyd hits 30 free shots; nips Monte

MONTEVIDEO -- Dawson-Boyd canned 30-of-49 free throws to nudge Montevideo 68-64 on Thursday in non-conference girls basketball.

Nikki Swenson led the Blackjacks with 20 points. She made 8 of 11 at the line.

Montevideo, which made 25 of 70 (36 percent) field-goal attempts, got 22 points and 11 rebounds from Brook Moseng and 19 points and 10 rebounds by Rikka Boike. Barbi Ruess chipped in with 10 points.

Chelsie Kurtenbach made two free throws with four seconds left to ice the win for the Blackjacks. The 6-1 senior finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Dawson-Boyd led 34-32, but Montevideo surged in front to lead by as many as 10 points midway through the second half, only to see the Blackjacks rally for the win.

Heather Voss added 12 points and Kelly Swenson 11 for Dawson-Boyd, which shot only 28 percent from the field.

Dawson-Boyd 68, Montevideo 64

Dawson-Boyd (1-0) 34 34 -- 68

Montevideo (0-1) 32 32 -- 64

DAWSON-BOYD - 18-64 FG (2-4 3 pt); 30-49 FT; 31 rebounds; 19 fouls .... Scoring: Heather Voss 12, Nikki Swenson 20, Courtney Huot 3, Britta Helgeson 4, Shawna Robertson 7, Kelly Swenson 11, Chelsie Kurtenbach 11 .... 3-point shots: Hout 1, Robertson 1 .... Rebound leader: Kurtenbach 10, K. Swenson 6, Voos 6 .... Assist leader: Helgeson 4 .... Steal leader: N. Swenson 3, Heather Voss 3

MONTEVIDEO - 25-70 FG (4-13 3 pt); 10-18 FT; 37 rebounds; 27 fouls .... Scoring: Kara Nelson 5, Barbi Ruess 10, Hannah Wenaas 6, Brook Moseng 22, Rikka Boike 19, Taylor Skoglund 2 .... 3-point shots: Reuss 2, Wenaas 2.... Rebound leader: Moseng 11, Boike 10 .... Assist leader: Nelson 2, Moseng 2 .... Steal leader: Boike 2

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