Four players hit three point buckets in the first quarter as the Lady Dutch built a 24-6 first quarter lead. They rode that momentum to a 36-10 halftime lead before going on to their 17th win of the season.
Katie Landhuis led all scorers with 22 points including four 3-pointers with three of them part of an 11 point first quarter. He was joined in double figures by Alexis Conaway with 18. Krista Bousema led Sheldon with 10 points coming on a trio of field goals and 4-of-4 free throw shooting.
With the win the Lady Dutch top ranked in Class 3A improve to 17-1 on the year and 15-0 in the conference. Sheldon stands at 9-9 for the year and 7-8 in the conference.
In the boys game MOC Floyd Valley was able to put the game away at the free throw line in a 60-49 win. at the end of the first quarter the Dutch led 19-12 at the end of the first quarter. At halftime the lead was twelve at 33-21. At the end of three Sheldon had trimmed the lead to 47-38 and got as close as four points in the fourth quarter before the Dutch salted away a 60-49 win.
Levi Jansen came up big for the Dutch with a 27 point effort that included three 2-point field goals, four 3-pointers and a perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line. He was joined in double figures by Parker Mulder with 11.
Sheldon had three players in double figures led by Dylan Ennema with 13. Ian Jongewaard hit for 11 with Collin Wolthuizen hitting for 10 points.
With the win MOC Floyd Valley moves to 13-4 on the year and 13-2 in the Siouxland. Sheldon stands at 5-11 for the year and 4-10 in the conference.