Colby outlasts Columbus Catholic girls basketball

first_imgDons now 8-12 following road lossBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterCOLBY — Colby busted open a close game with a 40-point second half to beat Marshfield Columbus Catholic 66-53 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division girls basketball matchup Friday night at Colby High School.The Dons trailed 26-24 at halftime, but Colby outscored them 40-29 in the second half to pull away.Ashley Streveler had 21 points and five assists for the Hornets (9-10, 9-5 Cloverbelt East).Columbus shot 32 percent (19 of 58) and missed half of its 16 free throw attempts in the loss to fall to 8-12 overall and 5-10 in the Cloverbelt East.Abby Baierl led the Dons with 14 points and seven rebounds, and Natalie Pospyhalla added 11 points.Columbus Catholic hosts Gilman on Monday in its Cloverbelt East finale.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)Hornets 66, Dons 53Columbus Catholic 24 29 – 53Colby 26 40 – 66COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (53): Morgan Albrecht 1-3 0-0 2, Baylie Neider 1-10 6-8 8, Kendra Baierl 1-3 0-0 2, Jessica Trad 4-10 0-1 9, Abby Baierl 5-10 1-2 14, Natalie Pospyhalla 4-9 0-0 11, Marissa Immerfall 3-12 1-3 7. FG: 19-58. FT: 8-16. 3-pointers: 7-18 (A. Baierl 3-5, Pospyhalla 3-7, Trad 1-4, Neider 0-1, Albrecht 0-1). Record: 8-12, 5-10 Cloverbelt East.COLBY (66): Haylee Geiger 4-12 0-2 10, Hannah Gurtner 3-3 0-0 6, Carley Elmhorst 1-2 0-0 2, Jordyn Halopka 2-2 1-2 5, Jenna Jicincky 0-6 0-0 0, Neilana Golz 1-4 0-0 2, Paige Bruesewitz 0-2 0-0 0, Kendra Bellendorf 2-4 0-0 4, Samantha Hayes 8-11 0-0 16, Ashley Streveler 8-13 1-2 21. FG: 29-59. FT: 2-6. 3-pointers: 6-12 (Streveler 4-6, Geiger 2-5, Brueswitz 0-1). Record: 9-10, 9-5 Cloverbelt East.last_img

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