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Neligh-Oakdale picked up its second win of the season on Thursday morning in the final day of the Shoot-Out On The Elkhorn Holiday Tournament.
The Warriors (2-7) defeated Wakefield (0-10) 40-33 at Wisner-Pilger.
Neligh-Oakdale jumped out to a 32-19 lead heading into the final stanza and fought back a surging Wakefield team that cut that lead to just four points in the fourth. The Trojans went on an 11-2 run to start the fourth quarter to make a game out of it.
Danae Smith and Whitney Beacom sealed the win from the charity stripe as they combined to go 6-of-10 from the free-throw line in the final quarter. The only Warrior points that quarter not scored from the free-throw line were from Heather Pellatz, who scored six points on the day.
Leading scorer for the Warriors was Smith with 14 points. Beacom scored nine points and Bailey Frey added five more.
Neligh-Oakdale 14 10 8 8 - 40
Wakefield 8 3 814 -33
Neligh-Oakdale: Whitney Beacom 9, Danae Smith 14, Bailey Frey 5, Jayda Chance 2, Kaylee Chance 2, Heather Pellatz 6, Kayla Wright 2.