Ledgers Fall At State In OT
St. Mary’s Springs’ girls basketball team saw their
tournament run end in the Division 4 State Semifinals, falling defending
champion Algoma 42-37 in overtime at the Resch
Center in Green Bay.
The Ledgers fell behind Algoma 11-2 midway through the first quarter
before rallying late to cut the deficit to just a bucket at 11-9 at the end of
the first quarter. Algoma held that same
two point lead 23-21 at the break. St. Mary’s Springs was able to battle back and take a
29-25 lead with 3:44 left in the 3rd. Algoma pulled back even at 31-31 at the end
of three. The Ledgers took a 37-36 lead with
6:03 left in the 4th quarter and did not score the rest of the
way. Algoma pulled even at 37 with 5:20
to go in the period and neither team scored the rest of the regulation. Algoma outscored Springs 5-0 in the OT to
grab the win and a chance to defend their D4 title. Kelly Schrauth led Springs with 17 points and
13 rebounds. Melanie Schneider added
nine points as SMSA’s season ends at 23-4.
Algoma will play Cuba
City on Saturday
afternoon for the state title.
to listen to the KFIZ Radio broadcast of the game.
here to listen to postgame comments from head coach Mitch Redig
here to view the box score from the game.
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