by Alyssa Heller
The Lady Musketeers had two games last week. One was against Gibault and the other was Dupo. The ladies knew they were going to have to fight hard in order to pull out with two wins.
The team faced the Gibault Lady Hawks on Dec. 5. The ladies came out strong and started off the game with 12 points on the board. Hope Guebert sank a three-pointer. Claire Grohmann, Amber Stengel, Hannah Sievers, and Alyssa Heller each scored two points. Megan Stellhorn got fouled and went one for two from the free throw line. The score at the end of the first quarter was knotted at 12.
The ladies were able to add another 10 to the scoreboard in the second quarter. Reese Foster made a three-pointer. Stengel scored two points and went one for two from the free throw line. Sievers and Heller scored each scored a bucket. Going into halftime the score was 22-17, the Lady Musketeers were on top.
In the third quarter the ladies added 15 points to the scoreboard. Stengel made three, three-pointers and one, two-pointer. Sami Lucht and Sievers each scored a basket. At the end of the third quarter the score was 37-31, the Musketeers were still on top.
Red Bud worked hard in the fourth quarter to make sure they came out with a win. Sievers was fouled several times and went four for four from the free throw line. Guebert made a two-pointer and went two for two from the free throw line. Foster sank a three-pointer. Lucht scored a basket. Stengel was fouled and went two for three from the free throw line. The final score was 52-41. The Lady Musketeers came out with a win.
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