After falling to Pella in their Tuesday contest, the ADM girls basketball team earned a win to round out the weekend with a 48-43 win over Boone.
In front of their hometown fans, the Lady Tigers picked up their tenth win of the season. It was a fast start for the Tigers who have averaged just over 14 points per first quarter but came away with 18 first quarter points against Boone. Accompanied by a 12 point second quarter, the Tigers took to the halftime break with a 30-21 lead. ADM held off a second quarter surge by Boone but in the end came away with their third win by five points or less.
Grace Hardcastle had a night to remember, pacing the Tigers with 15 points on six-of-ten field goal shooting and three-of-five from the free throw line. Those 15 points marked a season high for the sophomore. Hardcastle also totaled three rebounds, one assist, and one steal. Senior Emma Jacobsen picked up 12 points for the night with four made field goals, three made three point buckets, and one made free throw. Jacobsen also totaled three rebounds, one assist, and one steal.
Junior Delaney Bertman and sophomore Aniston Smith both led the team in total rebounds with four each while Aniston also paced the team in steals with four on the night. The leader in the assist category for ADM was junior Abbie Hlas.
The win gives ADM a 10-4 record to the season with undoubtedly more wins to come. Their next shot at victory will come on Tuesday, January 15 against non-conference rival Dallas Center-Grimes.