Alter Lady Knights Sweep the Patriots
January 30, 2014Archbishop Alter High School
It was a cross town battle between Alter Lady Knights and Carroll Patriots on January 29th in a re-match of the top teams in GCL. The start of the game matched the cold weather will both teams getting off to a slow start. The score was knotted 2-2 at 5:00. Play slowly started to warm up with the Lady Knights holding a 13-8 lead after the first quarter. Alter jumped out to a 20-13 lead at 4:30 but the Patriots kept the game close pulling within 22-20 at 2:00 but the Lady Knights went into the half with a 25-20 advantage.
Both teams kept battling in the second half with Alter getting ahead 28-22 at 5:00 but the Patriots had an answer for each run to keep the game close. The Lady Knights held a slim 33-30 after the third stanza. The Lady Knights scored two quick baskets at the start of the fourth quarter to go ahead 37-33. Alter's defense finally caused some turnovers and jumped ahead 43-33 at 2:24 for some breathing room. The Lady Knights came away with the hard fought 48-36 victory.
Leading the way for Alter was Emma Bockrath with 15 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 steals. Also contributing was Braxtin Miller with 8 points and 10 rebounds.
In the JV game, Alter beat Carroll 36-28. Leading the way for the Lady Knights were Olivia Gillis with 13 points and 3 steals and Sarah Cady with 11 points and 5 rebounds.