The Smoky Valley Lady Vikings fell to the Southeast of Saline Lady Trojans 42-36. The Vikings had a 22-16 lead at the half, only to see Southeast of Saline outscore the Vikings 18-4 in the third quarter and extended their lead 41-30 midway through the fourth quarter. The Vikings rallied and closed the score to 41-36, but couldn’t get it any closer, eventually falling by the final 42-36. Ellie Brumbaugh led the Vikings with 14 while Breanna Priddy added 9 points.
In guys action, Southeast of Saline led 14-10 after one quarter, 24-23 at halftime, and the Vikings turned it around 37-33 lead after three quarters. Then in the fourth quarter, the Trojans outscored the Vikings 18-14. With 10.5 seconds left in regulation, and trailing by 2 points, Cade Schneider made 2 out 3 free throws to force an overtime period. In OT, Southeast of Saline outscored the Vikings 12-9 to win 63-60. Schneider led the Vikings with 22 points and Trey Kennedy added 14 points.
The Vikings will be in action on the road at Hutch Trinity on Tuesday, January 28.