Lady Knights Win in Classic in the Country
January 19, 2014Archbishop Alter High School
The Lady Knights traveled to the prestigious Classic in the Country in Hiland on Saturday, January 18 to play host school. Hiland was ranked 2nd in the state in Division IV. Both teams traded baskets to start the game then Alter's defense created some turnovers to take a 15-7 lead after the first quarter. The Hawks came out strong to start the second quarter on a 9-0 run to take a 16-15 lead at the 5 minute mark. The Hawks outscored the Lady Knights 14-4 to take a 21-19 lead at halftime.
Alter came out focused in the second half going on a 14-1 run to start the half and went ahead 33-22 at 4:00. The Lady Knights dominated the third quarter 23-5 to take a 42-26 lead into the 4th quarter. The Hawks wouldn't go away quietly. They pulled within 48-36 at 4:00 mark and kept playing hard but weren‘t able to get any closer. The Lady Knights came away with the 58-41 victory in their first trip to the Classic.
Alter was led by Emma Bockrath with 19 points and 7 rebounds, Braxtin Miller with 13 points and 6 rebounds, and Maddie Bazelak with 10 points. Hayley Combs also added 10 rebounds.