Alter Lady Knights Defeat Mt. Notre Dame
December 24, 2013Archbishop Alter High School
The Alter Lady Knights traveled to Mt. Notre Dame on Dec. 23 for an early season matchup between two good teams. Alter got off to a quick start and jumped out to a 10-4 lead however Mt. Notre Dame went on a 8-2 run in the last 2:30 of the first quarter to tie the score at 12 after one. Alter re-gained momentum in the second quarter outscoring MND 12-6 to hold a 24-18 lead at halftime.
Alter maintained their focus and intensity in the third quarter extending their lead to 37-24 after three quarters. However MND didn't surrender and fought their way back into the game going on a 6-0 run to start the quarter to pull within 37-30. Play went back and forth and Alter held a slim 42-37 lead at 3:14 left in the game. The Lady Knights kept their composure hitting free throws down the stretch to secure the 51-41 victory.
Leading the way for Alter were Emma Bockrath with 12 points and 6 rebounds and Hayley Combs with 11 points and 6 rebounds. Maddie Bazelak led the team with 9 rebounds and Libbie Bazelak chipped in 4 assists.
In the JV game, Mt. Notre Dame defeated Alter.