Lady Knights Bury the Panthers
January 28, 2014Archbishop Alter High School
Alter took on Division I Springboro on Monday, January 27th for a makeup game. Both teams got off to a slow start going scorless in the first couple minutes of the game then the Panthers heated up. Springboro lead 4-3 at 3:34 before going on a 5-0 run to go ahead at 9-3 at 2:15. Alter managed to hit a couple of baskets but still were down 12-9 after one.
The Lady Knights came out in the second quarter tying the game 12-12 at 6:29 before tightening down the defense and went on a 13-3 run to go up 25-15 at 2:30. Alter won the second quarter 21-10 to take a 30-22 lead into halftime.
Alter came out strong after halftime going on a 12-7 run to go up 42-29 at 3:25. The teams traded baskets the rest of the quarter and the Lady Knights led 48-33 after three quarters. The Lady Knights were able to handle the Panthers pressure in the fourth quarter and came away with a 65-46 win.
Leading the way for Alter were Braxtin Miller with 21 points and Emma Bockrath with 14 points and 5 assists. Libby Bazelak contributed 10 rebounds, 5 assists, and 4 steals while Kara Bockrath grabbed 6 rebounds.
In the JV game, Alter beat Springboro 46-36. Leading the Lady Knights was Oliva Gillis with 16 points. Sarah Cady contributed 4 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 assists.