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Girls BB Team Defeats Reedsville; Falls to Brillion

The Lancer girls basketball team nabbed its first conference win of the season Tuesday, defeating Reedsville 57-50, but then fell to Brillion 51-47 in a tough non-conference matchup Saturday. The Lancers are now 2-1 (1-0 Big East) in the young season.

Emily Marohn is pursued by Reedsville players as she takes the ball down the court during the game Tuesday against the Panthers. Other Lancers in the photo include (L to R): MonRaye Ermis, Jenna Lischka, Emma Miller, and Brooklyn Luebke. Photo: Mrs. Kathy Kock

During the game against the Panthers Tuesday the Lancers had an 18 point lead at one point, but then had a number of turnovers that let the Panthers back in the game. The Lancers righted the ship, however, making free-throws down the stretch to seal the win. Senior Emily Marohn led all scorers with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Junior Jenna Lischka chipped in 13 and seniors MonRaye Ermis and Emma Miller each had 8 points.


Saturday afternoon in the Lancer gym the Lancers played a good first half, but had too many turnovers and could not get themselves back into the game. Jenna Lischka led the way for the Lancers with 17 points and 7 rebounds, while Emma Miller chipped in 9 points and 6 rebounds.


Coach Mike Behnke remarked, "Both nights we again struggled with shooting, shooting just 28% from the floor. We have gotten a number of good looks and have not been able to put the ball in the basket consistently. We missed 15 shots from inside of 4 feet on Tuesday, and missed 22 from inside of 4 feet on Saturday. We have to do a better job finishing around the basket."


In JV action last week, JV1 beat Reedsville on Tuesday 19-17. (They only played 12 minute halves due to low program numbers at Reedsville.) They earned another win against Brillion Saturday, on the shoulders of a great defensive night, holding Brillion to 13 points in a 41-13 game and are now 2-0. JV2 played a big Pulaski team on Saturday and had the lead at halftime, but turnovers cost them in the second half, and they lost 50-33, putting their record at 0-2 for the season.


The Lancers will travel for the first time this season, heading to Howards Grove Thursday for a 7:15pm approximate tip-off against the Tigers (2-1, 1-0 Big East). The two schools' JV1 squads start the action that evening with a 5:50pm game.



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