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Multiple Teams · North Newton High School Girls Varsity Basketball beat Wise Tournament 52-49


Wednesday, December 28, 2016

11:00 AM

Wise Tournament
AWAY
49

North Newton High School
HOME
52

Game Recap

The North Newton Lady Spartans finished 3rd place in the WISE tournament over Christmas Break. The Lady Spartans lost in the opening round to a 12-3 river forest team 56-47. After finding themselves at a 30-12 deficit at halftime, the Spartans battled back for two quarters, eventually closing the game to 49-43 after a pair of 3 pointers from junior Rae Carter. The Spartans 3/4 court pressure defense also forced River Forest into nearly 20 turnovers. Leading the way in scoring for the Spartans was:
Morgan Goddard- 19
Rae Carter- 8
Bri Michaels- 7
Allie Decker- 7
Lauren Batchelor-4
Skyler Belt- 2

Forty minutes later in the consolation game, the lady Spartans defeated Calumet 52-49. the Spartans trailed a majority of this contest until the final moments behind clutch free throw shooting. The Spartans scored 19 points in the final frame to close out the big win. The Spartans defense also forced 26 turnovers in the winning effort. Leading the way in scoring for the Spartans was:
Morgan Goddard: 26 (Career High )
Allie Decker-14
Rae Carter-7
Skyler Belt-3
Lauren Batchelor-2

Box Scores

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Wise Tournament
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North Newton
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