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December 27, 2012

Fillies' rally falls short

ERIE, Ill. — Herald Staff Report

ERIE, Ill. — A furious fourth-quarter rally wasn’t enough for Morrison to overcome a 14-point deficit Wednes-day afternoon in a 55-51 loss at the Warkins Cardinal Classic girls basketball tournament.

After trailing Galva 46-32 to start the final frame, the Fillies cut the deficit to 54-51 on a Lakin Goodman layup with 1:46 to play. Morrison did not score again, though.

Chelsea Eads, who scored a team-high 13 points — seven in the fourth quarter — shot a potentially game-tying 3-pointer with 22 seconds left, but the ball bounced around the rim and out.

Nicole Withrow made 1 of 2 free throws with about 5 seconds left to seal the game for Galva.

For Morrison, Ashley Greul scored six of her 12 points in the fourth quarter. Goodman also reached double-digit points, with five of her 11 coming in the first quater.

Elsewhere

In other pool-play games Wednesday:

Kewanee Wethersfield built a 21-5 lead over Stockton after the first quarter and won 64-44.

The Geese were led by Sarah Hansen’s 28 points, which included six 3-pointers. Brooke Beneventi led Stockton with 14 points.

After being outscored 7-4 in the first quarter, Monmouth-Roseville dominated the rest of the game, outscoring Bureau Valley 41-8 for a 45-15 win.

Nicole Bornsheiure scored 10 to lead the Storm, while Monmouth-Roseville got 13 from Destiny Smith and 10 from Collen Judge.

Knoxville held Ridgewood scoreless in the second quarter and built a 37-6 halftime lead. Knoxville won easily 57-16 behind 18 points from Tessa Jones and 17 from Kelly Lenz.

Jasmine Jefko led Ridgewood with five points.

GALVA 55, MORRISON 51

MORRISON  — Brandi Hosford 0 0-0 0, Alyssa Canales 0 1-2 1, Lakin Goodman 4 3-5 11, Hannah Carlson 0 0-0 0, Rachel Davis 1 0-0 2, Chelsea Eads 4 5-7 13, Ashley Greul 5 2-4 12, Wallander 2 0-0 4, Adrienne Banks 3 2-5 8. Totals 19 13-23 51.

GALVA — Dani Gibbs 0 0-0 0, Sarah Jeffries 1 0-0 3, Rachel VanDeVelde 1 0-0 2, Devon Peterson 0 0-0 0, Nicole Withrow 3 1-2 10, Donel Samuel 1 0-0 2, Curran Riley 5 3-4 13, Katelyn Klein 0 1-2 1, Alex Strom 8 3-6 24. Totals 19 8-14 55.

Morrison    11    9    12    19    —    51

Galva    17    7    22    9    —    55

3-point goals — Galva 9 (Strom 5, Withrow 3, Jeffries). Total fouls — Morrison 17; Galva 19. Fouled out — Davis.

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