The LSE Lady Hawks basketball team raised its season record to 11-3 by beating the Fayette Falcons last night in Boonville by a score of 32-21.
The Lady Hawks trailed Fayette 9-8 after first period’s end but rallied back with a 8-4 advantage in the second quarter to lead at the half by a score of 16-13. Meanwhile, after Fayette rallied back with a 7-6 scoring edge in the third quarter to cut the lead to two at 22-20, LSE came back and held a 10-1 advantage in the final period to win by 11.
LSE coach Emily Allsop said the girls did a nice job last night.
“It was a great team effort,” Allsop said. “We got a lot of good looks at the basket, and most of the girls scored. It was a close game the whole night, we were up 22-20 at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter, they didn’t get tired, kept up their defensive intensity, and held Fayette to 1 point. I was very proud of the way they played.”
Paige Peterson, McKenna Stumph and Andrea Jackson all tied for the team high for LSE with five points.
Jackson also had five steals and four rebounds in the game while Peterson and Stumph added three rebounds and one steal each.
Camryn Monteer finished the game with four points and three rebounds while Stephanie Kempf chipped in four points and two rebounds, Kyla Johnson with three points and two rebounds, Blake Allison with two points and one rebound, Shayann Potter and Kate Peterson each with two points and Brynn Edwards with one steal.
The Lady Hawks also finished the game hitting 11 of 49 shots from the field for 22 percent and 11 of 21 from the foul line for 52 percent.
Fayette was led by Grace Boulden with 14 points.