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
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.
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
afternoon for the state title.