SIOUX CITY — Sierra Mitchell had a career day for the Morningside University women’s basketball team.
The Mustangs senior shot 15 of 22, good for a game-high 32 points in a 90-72 win over Midland on Saturday at Allee Gymnasium.
Mitchell only attempted six 3-pointers, and she made two.
Two other Morningside starters scored in double digits. Taylor Rodenburgh returned to the starting lineup with a 21-point game. The West Sioux graduate made nine of 14 shots.
Rodenburgh also had 11 rebounds.
Chloe Lofstrom had a 19-point game. She also landed nine shots.
With the victory, the Mustangs won their 25th game of the season and their 20th in GPAC.
Dakota Valley High School graduate Peyton Wingert led the Warriors with 26 points, 12 rebounds and three assists. Wingert was 8 for 20.
Dordt 77, Jamestown 73 (OT): The game was tied 64-64 at the end of regulation time.
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Karly Gustafson broke the ice in overtime on the road with a field goal with 4:31 left. It started an 8-0 run.
Bailey Beckman made three key free throws in the final 14 seconds to seal the victory.
Beckman led the Defenders with 21 points, as she had eight shots and was 5 of 6 from the free throw line.
Ashtyn Veerbeek had 19 points and nine rebounds.
Gustafson scored 16 points.
Hastings 73, North West 51: The Red Raiders were 5-22 as a team in the second half to close out the regular season with a loss on Saturday.
No Red Raiders player has scored in double figures. Taylor VanderVelde and Jada Cunningham led Northwestern with six points apiece.
The Red Raiders also didn’t shoot well from the free-throw line. They were just 18 for 28, despite going 10 for 14 in the third quarter.
Emilee Danner led the rebounding offense with nine.
Canceled USD game: Summit League officials announced on Saturday that the women’s basketball game scheduled between South Dakota and Western Illinois on Saturday, Feb. 19 has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.
The Western Illinois Women’s Program adheres to the Summit League’s adjusted COVID-19 protocols.
Iowa 96, No. 5 Indiana 91: Sophomore Caitlin Clark notched her 13th season and 22nd career double-double, totaling 18 points and 12 assists.
Iowa’s victory is its first win at Assembly Hall for the Hawkeyes since 2011-12. Iowa’s 96 points is the most an opponent has scored against Indiana this season.
Doane 99, Briar Cliff 84: Maddie Deitchler paced the Chargers with 18 points and six rebounds while shooting 61% from the field. Sudmann added 17 points and six rebounds and shot 50% from the field. Slaughter and Elaina Martinez added 12 and 11 points respectively.
The Chargers shot 46.5 percent from the field and knocked down nine three-pointers. They won the turnover margin by plus one (19-20). They had more assists 18-14, as well as points from the bench 29-8.
Midland 79, Morningside 75: The Warriors held the Mustangs to just 43% on the night.
Aidan Vanderloo scored 22 points off the bench, and that led Morningside. Zach Imig led the starting five with 14.
Dordt 78, Jamestown 75: Jacob Vis made a key free throw with 1:12 remaining, and Bryce Coppock added two insurance marks from the boards.
These two defenders were actually the top 2 scorers, with Coppock leading with 23 points and Vis 20.
Jackson Louscher scored 12 points.
North West 82, Hastings 69: The Red Raiders closed the regular season strong by scoring 50 goals in the second half.
Conner Geddes led the Red Raiders with 22 points, while he had five 3s.
Trent Hilbrands also had five 3s and scored 19 points.
Grant DeMeulenaere had 12 points while Alex Van Kalsbeek and Matt Onken scored 11.
Doane 63, Briar Cliff 41: Quinten Vasa had a team-high 12 points with four 3-pointers and six rebounds, while Quinn Vesey had seven points. Jaden Kleinhesselink, Conner Groves and Kyle Boerhave all had six points each