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Lady Cards Outlast Bears
February 10, 2013Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School
"The Nest", home of the Lady Cardinals, was the setting for a TAAC battle with the Lady Golden Bears of Gibsonburg. Those in attendance were treated to a thrilling basketball contest. The Lady Cardinals opened the first quarter flying to a 17-6 lead. The Golden Bears stormed back in the second quarter outscoring the Cardinals 17-8. The teams headed to the half with the Lady Cardinals holding a 25-23 lead. The second half provided much of the same as both teams traded scoring runs. The third quarter ended with the Lady Cardinals holding a 35-29 advantage. The Golden Bears failed to go away, but the Lady Cardinals showed great poise as they hung on for dramatic 41-39 victory.
Sophomore Cecelia Gozdowski posted another double/double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Cardinal attack. Senior Abby Mass contributed 10 points and Freshman Kali Hardy "banged" in two 3 point attempts and finished with 7 points. Juniors Caty Rieker and Kirsten Zalewski tossed in 6 and 3 points to round out the Lady Cardinal offense. The Lady Cardinals improved their record to 11-9 and 9-4 in the TAAC.