The Lady Falcons had a full schedule last week with games against Lyle-Pacelli, Kingsland and Lewiston-Altura. Above, Emma Breitsprecher shoots over Lyle-Pacelli’s Kristi Fett, a 6’ 5” senior. 
DEB FINSETH/NEWS LEADER
The Lady Falcons had a full schedule last week with games against Lyle-Pacelli, Kingsland and Lewiston-Altura. Above, Emma Breitsprecher shoots over Lyle-Pacelli’s Kristi Fett, a 6’ 5” senior. DEB FINSETH/NEWS LEADER
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After losing five in a row, the Fillmore Central girls have now put together two wins in a row.  Last week the gals defeated Rushford-Peterson 57-23 and Lewiston-Altura 45-34.  The team is now 6-9 in Three Rivers Conference play and 8-13, overall.

Now the gals will finish up the regular season in a flourish, playing five games in eight days.  The marathon was to start Thursday, Feb. 8, at Grand Meadow, which is 16-4 and ranked No.13 in Class A, and continues to Feb. 9 against La Crescent at home, Feb. 12 vs. LeRoy-Ostrander at home, Feb. 13 at Schaeffer Academy and concludes on Feb. 16 at Cotter. 

In the win over the Trojans, 10 different girls scored, led by Emma Breitsprecher’s 13 points.  Breitsprecher hit five of her nine field goal attempts, two of three in her three-point shots and one of two from the free throw line.  She also had six rebounds, one assist and a team-high six steals.  The team had good balance in their scoring: Alleigh Meyer with nine, followed by eight for Paige Donlinger, seven for Kassidy Broadwater, six each for Madison Scheevel (two threes) and Grace Miller (3/4 field goals), four for Kandace Sikkink, two for Kelly Ristau and one each for KJ Corson and Madison Krage. 

Sikkink led the team with eight rebounds, while Miller pulled down six.  Meyer had five rebounds and Ristau had four.  Donlinger was tops in assists with two.  FC shot 37.3 percent (22/59) from the field, 40.0 percent (6/15) from three-point range, and just 38.9 percent (7/18) at the charity line. 

There was a three-way tie at the tops in scoring against Lewiston-Altura.  Scheevel, Breitsprecher and Sikkink all had 10.  Donlinger had eight points as she went six for 12 at the free throw line.  Rounding out the scoring were Meyer (three), Broadwater (two) and Miller (two). 

Sikkink nearly had a double-double as she pulled down nine rebounds.  Meyer also had nine boards, while Broadwater had five, and Scheevel and Breitsprecher hadfour each.  Broadwater led with three assists and Donlinger and Sikkink each had two steals.  The M and M seniors (Meyer and Miller) each had two assists.  The gals shot 26.7 percent (16/60) from the field, 9.1 percent (2/22) from downtown and 55.0 percent (11/20) at the free throw line.

John O’Connor sent some JV news for the gals.  FC 39 Lyle-Pacelli 28: Hadley Yoder 16 points, Kelly Ristau 12 points.  R-P 46 FC 23: Kelly 11 points.  L-A 48 FC 32: Yoder 14 points, Olyvia Willford, seven points.  The team is 7-9 overall, 4-9 TRC.