Weather Forecast

Laker Shay Nielsen (23) fights for a rebound with Moorhead's Emily Uglem Tuesday evening. Nielsen finished with 15 points in the win. Brian Basham/Tribune

DL Girls Basketball - Slow and steady leads DL to another win

Email News Alerts

Patience was rewarded for the Detroit Lakes girls' basketball team, which used an effective ball-control, high-percentage shooting offense, along with a stingy defense, to down the visiting Moorhead Spuds 54-42 Tuesday.


The ability of passing the ball inside to the Laker post players worked out to almost perfection, as sophomore post Shay Nielsen dumped in 15 points, while DL also keyed the victory by going 24-31 from the free throw line.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.