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Futscher Nets 1,000th Point; "Stangs Win 64-22 on Senior Night

February 16, 2013
By Melvin Webster of Bishop Brossart High School

   It was girl's Senior Night at Seither Center and the Lady 'Stangs didn't disapoint as the three seniors all had nice games and junior Sarah Futscher joined the elite 1,000 point club at Bishop Brossart in the first quarter.

The 'Stangs jumped out to a 23-8 first quarter advantage with Futscher scoring her 1,000th point in the first quarter on her fourth point of the game. She becomes only the second Lady 'Stang to reach the club in the last seven years. (Emily Sanker had 1,034).

Brossart opened a 34-11 lead at the half and 14 different Lady 'Stangs saw significant playing time except for the injured Olivia Nienaber and Kayla Young.

Senior Rachel Hartig led all scorers with 12 points while fellow seniors Maddi Kues and Maria “Mama” Greis each tossed in 8 points each in the final regular season tuneup for the Districts. Hartig had a solid game with 8 steals, and 3 assists hitting 5 of 7 from the floor and a perfect 2 of 2 from three point land. Brossart is now 22-6 (the region's second best record next to Montgomery Co. at 23-6) while St. Patrick falls to 1-24. Freshman Sydney Shannon had her first double figure game with 10 points.

Futscher scored 8 points, in limited play (15:15). Brossart dominated most aspects of the game with huge advantages in points off turnovers (21 to 2), second chance points (23 to 0) while also leading in rebounds 30-22 and field goal percenatge 46.9% to 30.6%.

The Lady 'Stangs will now play the winner of the Calvary Christian and Silver Grove game on Wednesday at 6 PM at Campbell County Middle School. They earned the number one seed by beating Scott 79-54, Campbell Co. 55-40, Silver Grove 73-7 and Calvary Christian 59-18 in District Seed games.

Entering 37th District Play Brossart is 22-6, Scott 17-10, Campbell Co. 12-16, Calvary Christian 10-18, and Silver Grove 0-27.

Senior Night Pics Coming Later

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