1/31 GOTW: Southland vs. Dover-Eyota

(ABC 6 News) – On Friday night, it was a Three Rivers Conference Showdown in Eyota for the Scheels Game of the Week. GOTW is powered by Rochester Motor Cars.

The 14-5 Dover-Eyota Eagles hosted the 10-7 Southland Rebels. Eagles entered the game with a perfect home record and on an 11-game win streak over the Rebels.

Eagles working all areas of the court in the first half, which pushed them out to a 47-17 lead at halftime.

“[We need to] keep a good defense going and we needstop their offense from driving too much,” Eagles sophomore Malia Nelson said at the break. “We need to take it at them because…they’re pretty aggressive. So, it should be a good game.”

As for the Rebels, junior Kayla Nelsen added, “we definitely need to cut our turnovers down and read the defense a little bit better, work our offense a little bit better and get into a groove.”

The Eagles strong lead held and they won their 15th game of the season, 74-33.