Lady 'Stangs Swat Lady Jackets 55-32
January 12, 2013By Melvin Webster of Bishop Brossart High School
Nicholas County came into the semifinal game of the Touchstone Tenth Region All “A” Classic as the highest scoring team in the 10th Region. Once again it was Bishop Brossart's defense that proved to be the edge for Coach Josh Feldmann's team forcing the Lady Jacket's into 16 turnovers and a 38.5% shooting percentage. When the game ended Bishop Brossart had advanced with a 55-32 win. It was their lowest scoring total of the year. The previous low was 37 in a 43-37 loss to Rowan County. Brossart improves to 14-3 while Nicholas Co. ends their All “A” run at 12-6.
Cori Ziegler gave the 'Stangs some outside punch with a 15 point performance hitting 7 of 14 shots, while Sarah Futscher was an inside force again with 14 points and 5 rebounds. Brossart had a 32-18 advantage on the boards and held a 15-0 edge in second chance points and 12-0 in points off the bench.
The Lady 'Stangs held a 19-13 first quarter advantage and opened that up to 31-22 in the second quarter. A 24-10 third quarter put the game out of reach. Madison Eisenman chipped in 7 points for the 'Stangs.
Reese Martin had a solid game for the Lady Jackets to lead all scorers with 17.
Bracken County pulled away in the final minutes from paris for a hard fought 49-34 win the play Brossart in the Championship game at 7 PM Saturday at Paris. The game will feature the 10th Region two winningest teams so far this year. Brossart is 14-3 while the Lady Bears enter the contest 13-2.
Bishop Brossart beat Bracken County in both meetings last year. They are the defending 10th Region All “A” Champions. They beat St. Patrick 45-29 in last year's region final and wound up finishing third at the Touchstone State Tournament in Frankfort, Ky.