Gals get big win as 12 score against Falcons
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:16 AM
Twelve different girls scored against Fillmore Central last Friday night, en route to a 60-23 win. Leading the way were Lizzie Tart (11), Haley Colton (8), Melinda Woods (8), Cheyenne Losey (7) and Kailynn Hamersma (7).
Kingsland's Joclyn Pierce goes up and over a crowd of Fillmore Central defenders for a shot.
"The girls had a great win on Friday to end their three game losing streak," said head coach Jill Thalmann. "The scoring was spread out among many players, which is a great accomplishment for the whole team. We came out strong and were very aggressive."
Some of the gals had really good floor games, including Haley Colton (3 rebounds, 2 steals, 6 assists), Jessi Kaster (8 rebounds, 5 steals), Marissa Bornholdt (6 rebounds, 5 steals, 3 assists) and Lizzie Tart (4 rebounds, 4 steals).
The win over Fillmore Central puts the gals at 8-9 overall and 6-7 in the Three Rivers Conference.
Cheyenne Losey had a fine game in an earlier 50-42 loss to R-P. She came up with five points, 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists. Marissa Bornholdt and Lizzie Tart each had 10 points to lead the team in scoring. Tart also had three steals, three assists, nine rebounds and went six for six at the free throw line. Melinda Woods had another good game with six points, six rebounds and two steals.
In another game last week, the Knights lost 80-35 Monday to the Southland Rebels. Cheyenne Losey was the only player in double-figures with 12. She also pulled down seven boards and dished out three assists. Marissa Bornholdt contributed seven points, five rebounds and three steals, while Lizzie Tart chipped in six points, three rebounds and three assists.
Scoring vs. FC...Haley Colton 8, Melinda Woods 8, Cheyenne Losey 7, Jessi Kaster 4, Joclyn Pierce 2, Sarah O'Connell 2, Marissa Bornholdt 4, Hannah Ramaker 1, Kailynn Hamersma 7, Martina Hadland 2, Jamie Thompson 2, Lizzie Tart 11, Lacey Schwartz 2. Three's, 6; Colton (2), Woods (2), Losey (1), Hamersma.
Scoring vs. R-P...Colton 3, Woods 6, Losey 5, Kaster 4, Pierce 2, Bornholdt 10, Ramaker 2, Tart 10. Three's, 3; Colton, Woods, Losey.
Scoring vs. Southland...Woods 4, Losey 12, Kaster 2, Pierce 2, Bornholdt 7, Thompson 2, Tart 6. Three's, 1; Losey.
Scoring vs. Dover-Eyota...Colton 9, Woods 6, Kaster 2, Brittany Erding 3, Bornholdt 5, Tart 5. Three's, 6; Colton (3), Woods (2), Erding. The gals had six three's and four two's against Dover-Eyota.
Tuesday night the gals hosted Caledonia and Saturday they will travel to Winona Cotter for a boys/girls double-header with the Ramblers.