|Lancers pull away from WT in second half|
|Wednesday, December 19, 2012 1:40 PM|
RURAL MIDDLE POINT – Lincolnview outscored visiting Wayne Trace 37-11 in the second half as the lady Lancers pulled away for a 71-39 win over the Raiders in non-league girls basketball action Monday night.
The host Lancers turned a 34-28 halftime advantage into a 58-32 lead after three quarters, forcing eight Raider turnovers in the stanza and limiting the Raiders to one of seven shooting.
Lincolnview opened the second half with a 12-0 run, using a trey from Claire Dye along with buckets by Katie Dye, Kaitlyn Brant and Kaylee Thatcher to help push the margin to 46-28.
Wayne Trace did get a single free throw by Shayna Temple to temporarily stop the run but the Lancers quickly answered. Baskets by Brant and Katie Dye widened the lead to 50-28 with 3:02 left in the quarter.
The Raiders’ only field goal of the stanza came with 46 seconds left in the period as Lincolnview grabbed control in posting the 58-32 advantage.
Lincolnview added the first five points of the fourth quarter as well as the blue and gold cruised to the 71-39 victory.
Claire Dye paced the lady Lancers with 17 points, nine of which came on treys. Kaitlyn Brant chipped in 16 for Lincolnview and added five rebounds. Kaylee Thatcher recorded 10 markers, five steals and nine boards for the blue and gold.
Shayna Temple posted 17 points to lead Wayne Trace while also adding six caroms. Erin Mohr paced the lady Raiders on the boards with eight. Brenda Feasby chipped in six points and six rebounds along with three steals.
Lincolnview scored the first 10 points of the game as the Lancers looked to take control early on. The Lancers went on to lead 18-14 at the end of eight minutes of action.
Wayne Trace finished the night 13-of-49 from the field (27%) compared to Lincolnview’s 28-of-50 (56%). At the charity stripe, the Lancers were 11-of-22 (50%) while the Raiders hit 11-of-25 (44%). Each team picked up 35 rebounds on the night while Lincolnview committed fewer turnovers, 21-25.
The Lancer junior varsity recorded a 30-24 victory over the Raiders behind 17 points from Christine Stemen. Claire Clay also added five markers for Lincolnview with Ashley Teman and Brooke Schroeder recording three steals each. Devann Springer paced the Lancers on the boards with seven.
Sylvia Young had nine markers for Wayne Trace and Danielle Kortokrax chipped in eight. Kortokrax recorded eight rebounds for the Raiders with Erin Jewell and Young picking up six each.
Lincolnview visits Columbus Grove in Northwest Conference on Thursday.
Wayne Trace returns to action on Saturday as the lady Raiders visit Fort Jennings in a 1 p.m. contest.