Girls basketball: Morris makes history, Jackets blow by Rebels
Mya Morris set the Perham girls basketball program record for 3-pointers in a single season on Monday night, surpassing Sydney Anderson in a 60-36 win over DGF.
GLYNDON – The Perham girls basketball team had another history-making night on Monday.
Senior Mya Morris broke the school record for 3-pointers made in a single season. She went 6-for-11 from beyond the arc in a 60-36 win over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton.
Morris passed the 80 3-pointer threshold set by Sydney Anderson last season. Anderson beat Katie Johnson’s mark from two seasons ago. Morris’ fourth 3-pointer of the game broke the school record. She’s at 83 on the season.
The Yellowjackets got back in the win column over a Heart O’Lakes Conference and Section 8AA rival. DGF has been a stingy defensive team this season, but Perham was up to the task.
“Since Christmas, DGF hasn’t let anyone score more than 49, and that was us in early January,” Perham head coach TJ Super said. “Their defense has been dialed in, but we came in firing on all cylinders. Mya Morris hit five early threes to give us a lead that we would never give up.”
Willow Thiel led all scorers with 22 points. She also had six boards. Morris finished with 20 points and four steals. Ryleigh Mickelson was beyond impressive defensively. She had seven rebounds and five steals to go along with her two points.
PHS 34 26 – 60
DGF 19 17 – 36
PERHAM- Willow Thiel 22 points, 6 rebounds; Mya Morris 20 points, 4 steals, 3 rebounds; Olivia Pilgrim 6 points; Cate Diggins 4 points, 2 rebounds 3 assists; Ryleigh Mickelson 2 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals; Kennedy Pilgrim 2 points; Kaia Anderson 2 points; Olivia Rosenthal 2 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds; Greta Raser 2 points
DGF SCORING- Gabbee Tucker 5, Greta DeVries 3, Makayla Winter 2, Makayla Bjelland 4, Peyton Backes 8, Kaleigh Peterson 7, Ella Olson 1, Arua Garrett 2, Alana Couchman 4