The Eden Valley-Watkins girls’ basketball team recently used up their frequent road miles as they traveled to Rockford Monday, Feb. 10, journeyed to Cold Spring on Tuesday, and just before running out of gas, pulled into the Belgrade parking lot on Valentine’s Day. Losing to the Rockets 47-41, the Eagles bounced back on Tuesday, stopping the Spartans, 56-46. Capping off the week with their second victory in three nights, Eden Valley-Watkins handled Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, 52-45, on Friday. Rockford game scoring summary: Mikayla Kummet, 10; Greta Stommes, 8; Dani Nelson, 7; Elaina Stommes, 6; Jamie Scherer, 4; Bella Perlberg-Cromwell, 4; Maria
Tuesday, Feb. 11, saw EV-W senior Dani Nelson pour in 18 points and lead the Eagles to a non-conference victory over Rocori. The Lady Eagles grabbed a 26-17 halftime advantage, and tallied up 30 more second-half points, to cruise to the victory. Junior Mikayla Kummet added 14 points for EV-W, who now stand at 15-5 overall. Rocori game scoring summary: Dani Nelson 18, Mikayla Kummet 14, Brook Stang 8, Bella Perlberg-Cromwell 5, Jamie Scherer 4, Greta Stommes 4, Elaina Stommes 3.
Valentine’s Day was sweet for the EV-W ladies, as they took a 28-17 halftime lead and held on for the Central Minnesota Conference win over the Jaguars of B-B-E.
EV-W Jamie Scherer gets fouled by B-B-E as she goes up for the layup. Photo by Nick Block.