TRAER - Two weeks after denying Gladbrook-Reinbeck for the second time, the North Tama girls' basketball team earned its shot to seek revenge against South Hardin.
Behind a career-high 16 points from Anna Kvidera, the Redhawks ran past G-R for the second time this month with a 63-46 triumph in Saturday's opening round of Class 2A Region 2 play.
North Tama (15-7) will visit Eldora on Tuesday in trying to avenge a six-point loss to South Hardin in its regular-season finale, but this time in the second round of the postseason.
Including Kvidera, four players scored in double figures for the Redhawks as they ran past Gladbrook-Reinbeck early and refused to let up. Despite trailing 16-13 after the first quarter, North Tama tallied a 23-14 advantage in the second period to pull ahead by six at the break.
Sam Zobel finished with 14 points, Tiffany Singkhek added 13 points and Josie Youel had 12 for North Tama, which had a five-game winning streak snapped by South Hardin (16-5) on Monday.
Kvidera tallied nine rebounds, five assists and two steals as well. Youel snared eight rebounds and Madison Howard added five boards and three steals.
Amber Berendes led Gladbrook-Reinbeck (8-13) with 16 points, and Ellie Stoakes added 11 more. Hanna Christopher chipped in nine points.