SIOUX CITY -- A 9-0 run in the fourth quarter pushed Midland past Briar Cliff 80-77 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference women's basketball game Wednesday at the Newman Flanagan Center.
Briar Cliff nursed a 66-60 lead early in the fourth quarter before suffering through a nearly four-minute scoring drought it couldn't recover from.
Midland took the lead for good on a three-pointer from Joelle Overkamp at the 3:42 mark.
The visiting Warriors outscored the Chargers 27-18 in the final 10 minutes, hitting 15 of 17 from the free throw line while going 31 for 34 overall from the foul line in the win.
Midland (11-13, 6-8) had four players record double figures led by Amanda Hansen with 20.
Johanna Vaske led Briar Cliff (8-15, 5-8) with 24 points, her first double figure outing in the last seven games. Faith Troshynski tallied a career-high 19 points, nailing five of the Chargers nine three-pointers in the contest. Alyssa Carley and Logan Ehlers came off the bench to record 12 points apiece while Ehlers had 10 rebounds.
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