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Lady Warriors drop games to Goessel, Moundridge

Sports writer

Peabody-Burns Lady Warriors lost to Goessel, 38-28, on Jan. 12, and suffered a loss Friday to Moundridge.

The team has two wins and eight losses this season and will take the week off to prepare for the upcoming Eli J. Walter Girls Basketball Tournament Monday through Jan. 30 at Berean Academy.

Danielle Savage had the first PBHS points in the contest against Goessel. But Goessel led 3-2 at the four-minute mark. The Bluebirds added three points before a basket by Michaela Methvin cut the lead to two, 6-4. Julie Wedel tied the score at 6-6 with a basket with one minute left in the period. The score remained 6-6 at the end of the first quarter.

Savage broke a seven-point run by the Bluebirds in the second quarter to score two for the Lady Warriors with 5:44 on the clock. Savage also added back-to-back free throws and the Goessel lead was cut to one, 13-12. Goessel scored two baskets and led, 17-12, but PBHS baskets by Wedel and Methvin cut the Bluebird advantage and the Goessel lead at the half was one, 17-16.

The Bluebirds stacked up eight points in the third before Methvin scored a 3-point PBHS basket with less than a minute to go. Goessel hung on to the lead at the end of the quarter, 25-19.

The Lady Bluebirds scored first in the fourth quarter with a 3-point basket. Wedel then put up two baskets for PBHS and the Lady Warriors trailed, 28-23. The Bluebirds added six more before Tori Schroeder got a basket with 2:35 left in the contest. A trey from Wedel was the only other offense for the PBHS squad before Goessel took the victory, 38-28.

Wedel paced the team with 11 points. Savage scored 8 and Methvin had 7. Schroeder had a 2-point basket. Wedel also led the defense with 7 rebounds, Savage earned 6, and Methvin and Traylee Woodruff each had 5.

Moundridge game

PBHS offense earned the one point advantage in the first quarter of play against the Wildcats. Woodruff led the team with a trey and Paige Lewis, Wedel and Sarah Hofkamp each had a basket. The Lady Warriors led 9-8 at the end of the period.

Moundridge offense took the second quarter with the addition of 14 points. Methvin had the only basket for the team and the Lady Warriors trailed 22-11 at the half.

Eleven points for the PBHS squad gave the team the third quarter scoring advantage, but the Lady Wildcats put in 11. Moundridge had the 31-22 edge at the end of three. Savage had four in the period and Woodruff had three. Lewis and Hofkamp each added two.

The Wildcats dumped in 19 in the final quarter. PBHS had six from Savage, two from Schroeder and a free throw from Woodruff. PBHS lost to Moundridge, 50-31.

Savage had 10 in the contest and Woodruff had 7. Lewis and Hofkamp each had 4 and Methvin, Schroeder and Wedel each had 2.

Last modified Jan. 20, 2010