The Blue Earth Space ladies basketball workforce had a tricky time dealing with the ball-hawking stress of the Fairmont Cardinals’ protection when the 2 groups met in Fairmont on Dec. 21.
The outcome was an 83-37 triumph for the Cardinals.
Though the rating was shut within the opening minutes, Fairmont used their full-court stress to attain factors in bunches to take a 44-16 lead on the half.
Maddie Schiltz led the workforce in scoring with 10 factors and in rebounding with six. Olivia Dutton and Lola Lundquist every tallied six factors.
BEA’s document now stands at 2-5.
The Bucs will likely be in motion once more after they host their vacation event starting with a sport towards Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29.
New Ulm 74, BEA 55
It was a battle of pace and quickness versus peak when the New Ulm Eagles got here to Blue Earth on Friday, Dec. 17, to tackle the Buccaneers.
The Eagles used their pace to assault the basket and rating on some drives. When BEA’s protection stiffened, New Ulm’s gamers stepped again and sank 3-pointers. The top outcome was New Ulm successful by a closing rating of 74-55.
BEA senior Maddie Schiltz labored onerous beneath the basket to attempt to preserve the sport shut.
The 5-foot-9 senior ahead had a double-double within the sport with 26 factors and 10 rebounds.
New Ulm scored the opening basket on a jumper from the nook of the free-throw line. The Eagles then placed on the stress and turned a steal right into a fastbreak layup and a 4-0 lead.
The Bucs broke the press of the Eagles on their subsequent possession with Kate Armon discovering Sophie Keister for a simple basket.
BEA’s protection stopped New Ulm after which tied the rating when Schiltz grabbed an offensive rebound and put it within the hoop.
New Ulm scored the subsequent 4 factors earlier than Schiltz grabbed one other of her 10 rebounds and scored to slender the Eagles’ result in 8-6.
Sadly for the Bucs, the Eagles scored the subsequent 12 factors to take a 20-8 lead.
A 3-pointer by Lola Lundquist broke New Ulm’s run and minimize their result in 20-11.
The Eagles would go on a torrid capturing spree and make seven 3-pointers within the first half on their solution to a 45-26 lead on the intermission.
The Bucs did their greatest to battle again however the Eagles elevated their result in as many as 25 factors halfway via the second half earlier than the Maroon and Gold scored 10 consecutive factors to slender their deficit to fifteen factors with New Ulm on prime 62-47.
It will be as shut because the Bucs would come and New Ulm went house with the victory.
The Bucs’ general document stood at 2-4 after the sport.