The New Franklin boys and girls basketball team fell at home last night against the Glasgow Yellowjackets by the scores of 47-12 and 32-26, respectively.
The Lady Bulldogs, dropping to 6-2 on the season, led Glasgow 19-12 at the half and 22-20 after three quarters of play. However, in the final period, the Lady Yellowjackets rallied back with a 13-4 scoring edge to win the game by six.
New Franklin coach Chris McGowan said this was a fun and competitive game.
“Our girls made a nice run in the third quarter and were able to take the lead in the fourth quarter,” McGowan said. “Our press was pretty successful and gave us some looks at the basket in transition. We seemed to play with pretty good energy once we started pressing. I was very pleased with the girls’ effort.”
Jasmine Himmelberg had the game-high for New Franklin with 11 points. Jordan Winningham tossed in seven points while Kacie White added six, Lilly Oser four and Molly Lyons and Teagan Birdno each with two.
For Glasgow, Devyn Young had eight, Brianne Sanders seven, Tara Fuemmeler six and Shelby Prentzler each with five.
For the New Franklin boys, they trailed Glasgow 15-6 after one, 23-7 at the half and 40-12 after three quarters of play. The Yellowjackets also outscored New Franklin 7-0 in the fourth quarter to garner the victory.
New Franklin coach Jim Schlotzhauer said Glasgow is a very hard team to contend with.
“We played much better than the first time we played them and still had a very rough times,” Schlotzhauer said. “They are very big, athletic and skilled.”
Hayden Hackman led the scoring attack in the game for Glasgow with 13 points.
For New Franklin’s A-team, who dropped to 5-3 on the season, Philip Udinyiwe had four, Kenny Boggs three, Brendan Hundley and Austin Jones each with two and Dalton Friedrich with one.