The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Tigers girls basketball team took on the Boone Toreadors on Friday, Jan. 13. The Toreadors beat the Tigers 46-37 and took home the win.
The first quarter almost immediately started out with a foul called against the Tigers. Senior Allie Cook fouled Toreador Laura Anderson who shot two free throws. Anderson missed both of her free throws and score rested at 0-0.
The first points on the board were for the Toreadors, though. Junior Claire Sandvig shot and made the first field goal of the game. This field goal was followed by a three pointer for the Tigers made by Sydney Bertman. The Tigers were now up by only one point (3-2).
Foul after foul was being called for either team. Until Sydney Canney shot a field goal for the Tigers and the scoreboard now read 11-4 with the Tigers still leading.
Another foul called against the Tigers and another field goal by Sandvig and the quarter ended 11-6.
The second quarter started out just like the first, with a foul. This time the foul was called against the Toreadors. Lauren Calkins fouled Sydney Bertman, who made both of her free throws.
Roles were reversed when the Tigers were playing defense. Tigers' Rachel Hardy had a foul called on her that allowed two shots for Caitlynne Shadle.
With another three pointer from Tigers' sophomore Emma Jacobsen, the score was now 16-8.
The clock ticked down and soon the score was 17-14 with the Tigers still leading. The Toreadors gained a couple more field goals before the end of the first half, while the Tigers only gained one more point.
In the last few seconds of the quarter, Tigers' Delaney Bertman shot a field goal, but was fouled on the way up by Shadle. During the foul, the buzzer sounded, but the quarter wasn't over as the referees allowed Delaney two free throws. She made her only point of the game and the quarter ended 18-18.
A minute and a half into the second quarter Shadle made a field goal for the Toreadors. The junior was the leading scorer with a total of 17 points on the night. Shadle made four field goals and nine free throws.
Shadle's field goal was followed up by a field goal from Sandvig, who was the second leading scorer for the Toreadors. The score now read 22-18, with the Toreadors ahead.
The Toreadors kept scoring and the Tigers just couldn't keep up. Finally Cook made another field goal, but the Tigers were still down seven points (30-23).
The quarter ended with Jacobsen scoring a three pointer for the Tigers and the score reading 35-28.
The fourth quarter began with a field goal for the Tigers, thanks to Sydney Bertman.
Jacobsen and Sydney Bertman were tied for leading scorers for the Tigers on Friday. Both players had 13 points at the end of the game. Jacobsen's points came from two field goals and three three pointers and Sydney's points came from three field goals, one three pointer and four free throws.
The next two point went to Anderson, who scored a field goal for the Toreadors. Once the Toreadors had the ball back, Sydney Bertman had a foul called against her that allowed Shadle to shoot two free throws.
Shadle only made one of her free throws and the score now read 38-30.
The gap only seemed to get wider and wider as the Toreadors kept making baskets. The game ended with free throws. Shadle made two for the Toreadors and Sydney Bertman made two for the Tigers to end the game. The Tigers lost when the final quarter ended 46-37.
The Tigers next game will be another home game on Tuesday, Jan. 17 against Dallas Center-Grimes at 6:00 p.m.