Thordsen, Lady Wolves Survive Lady Lions

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5:30 a.m.

Gravette's Terence Pierce steps up to the free throw line after drawing a foul. The Lions defeated Lincoln 72-62 on Friday.

Gravette couldn’t contain Nikki Thordsen even after she hit the floor hard and had to temporarily leave the game.



Terrence Pierce scored 29 points to lead Gravette to a road victory over Lincoln.

Pierce made four 3-pointers and was 7 of 8 from the free-throw line for the Lions (13-10, 9-5), who led 33-23 at halftime.

Lincoln got to within 38-37 in the third quarter before Gravette pulled away again behind Carson Pollreis, who scored all 10 of his points in the fourth quarter. Pollreis hit two 3-pointers and a free throw to put the Lions ahead 63-52 with just over three minutes to play.

Otto Troutner finished with 15 points for Gravette, while Payton Hulse and Dylan McConnell each had 12 to lead Lincoln. The Lions were 21 of 30 from the free throw line while Lincoln finished 9 of 14.

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