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Dodger girls come up short at Ankeny

ANKENY — The Fort Dodge girls basketball squad dropped a 57-36 decision to Ankeny here Friday night.

Sophomore Tory Bennett and junior Tristin Doster each scored eight points to lead the Dodgers, who were coming off a 37-point victory in their season opener on Tuesday at Des Moines Lincoln.

Sophomore Aleaha Pommer added seven, and junior Cheyenne Miller-Hameed contributed five.

Ashley Harrington scored a game-high 15 for the Hawkettes (2-1 overall), who led 27-14 at the half.

It was only 39-27 heading into the fourth quarter, but Ankeny delivered an 11-4 burst to pull away.

Fort Dodge (1-1) is at seventh-ranked (Class 5A) Urbandale (3-0) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., before playing at home for the first time Tuesday vs. Ames.

ANKENY 57, FORT DODGE 36

Fort Dodge — Tory Bennett 8, Jalen Adams 2, Aleaha Pommer 7, Ellie White 2, Jebreauna Clark 2, Cheyenne Miller-Hammed 5, Tristin Doster 8, Haley Wills 2.

Ankeny — Ashley Harrington 15.

Quarter scores: Ankeny led 15-6, 27-14, 39-27.