Lady Musketeers Takes on New Athens

Alyssa Heller, Staff Writer

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On December 19, the Lady Musketeers traveled to New Athens to play against the Lady Yellow Jackets. The ladies knew that it was not going to be an easy game and that they were going to have to play hard.

In the first quarter, Red Bud scored 8 points. Hannah Sievers scored two, two-pointers. Sami Lucht and Claire Grohmann scored one, two-pointer each. At the end of the quarter the score was 8-13, the Lady Yellow Jackets were ahead.

In the second quarter of the game the ladies added 9 points to their score. Hope Guebert sank one, three-pointer. Grohmann, Lexi Amann, and Sievers also scored one, two-pointer each. The score was 17-24 going into halftime.

During the third quarter the ladies added another 9 points to the scoreboard. Alyssa Heller, Lucht, Olivia Carle, and Grohmann each scored one, two-pointer. Merideth Whelan was fouled and went one for two from the freethrow line. The score was 26-37 after the third quarter.

In the final quarter of the game the ladies scored another 9 points. Grohmann contributed two, two-pointers. Guebert made one, three-pointer. Heller also contributed one, two-pointer. The final score of the game was 35-43. The Lady Yellow Jackets walked out with the win.

The Lady Musketeers participated in the annual Lebanon Christmas tournament this past week. The ladies will play at home on January 3rd against the Steeleville Lady Warriors. Come on out and support your Lady Musketeers!