Regina downs West Liberty

Norv and Mary Coblentz · Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The West Liberty Comets girls' basketball team took on the top-ranked Class 2A Regina Regals Jan. 24 at Regina, falling 78-25.

Haylee Lehman scored the Comets' first points with a basket at the 3:35 mark for a 14-2 score.

Regina scored the next nine points, then Miranda McHugh made a putback basket. McHugh got a defensive rebound then drew a foul. She made the second of two free throws for a 23-5 score.

The Comets turned the ball over, Haddie Anderson got a steal and basket, and Regina scored again for a 25-7 score at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Anderson made a basket near the two minute mark for a 45-9 score. Regina scored the next seven points. Lehman made an outside shot for two points with 50 seconds to go. At halftime, Regina led 52-11.

The continuous clock rule was in effect for the entire second half, and it went quickly. In the third quarter, Anderson scored with one of two free throws at the 7:23 mark.

An outside shot by Cora Wickham made the score 68-14. Regina scored, then the Comets got back-to-back baskets by Anderson (a three-pointer) and McHugh (a two-pointer) for a 70-19 score at the end of the third quarter.

Anderson scored first in the fourth quarter on a drive to the hoop. She scored again at the 3:45 mark for a 74-23 tally.

McHugh and Anderson each made one of two free throws. Regina made the last two baskets for a 78-25 final.

West Liberty's record is 0-19 this season.

1 2 3 4 T

West Liberty 7 4 8 6 25

Regina 23 29 12 14 78

West Liberty stats: Haylee Lehman 2 0-2 4, 3 rebounds, 1 steal; Cora Wickham 1 0-0 2, 3 rebounds; Haddie Anderson 5 2-4 13, 1 3-pointer, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks; Madison McIntosh 6 rebounds; Miranda McHugh 2 2-4 6, 10 rebounds; team 6 rebounds

West Liberty 13, Cascade 58 Jan. 27 at Cascade

The Comets lost a game at Western Dubuque. Haddie Anderson and Miranda McHugh each had 10 rebounds. Anderson was the leading scorer with 5 points. Alexis Partida scored 4 points, Alba Mendez scored three points, and Haylee Lehman scored one point.

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West Liberty 1 7 2 3 13

Cascade 23 13 19 3 58

West Liberty stats: Haylee Lehman 0 1-2 1, 3 rebounds; Alexis Partida 2 0-0 4, 4 rebounds; Haddie Anderson 2 0-4 5, 1 3-pointer, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal; Madison McIntosh 5 rebounds; Alba Mendez 1 0-0 3, 1 3-pointer; Miranda McHugh 10 rebounds; team 6 rebounds
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