Saint Paul Lutheran High School girls basketball fall to Odessa, overwhelm Green Ridge

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Lady Saints fall to Odessa
On Tuesday, Nov. 21, the St. Paul Lutheran High School Saints girls basketball team hosted the Odessa High School Bulldogs in a non-conference matchup. The Saints battled, but ultimately couldn’t pull out a victory, losing by a final score of 58-35.
The lady Saints couldn’t find an answer for Odessa senior Kinly Grubb, who lit the Saints up for 22 points. SPLHS also had trouble getting it going on the offensive end. Sophomore Joanna Peuster flashed some promise in scoring 10 points, but the Saints offense will look to operate more efficiently in the near future.
The loss came in the Saints first game of the year, dropping them to 0-1. Being that was also Odessa’s first game, the Bulldogs advanced to 1-0 with the win.

Lady Saints overwhelm Green Ridge in big win
On Thursday, Nov. 23, the St. Paul Lutheran High School Saints girls basketball team traveled to Green Ridge High School for a matchup with the Lady Tigers. The Saints found their stride and kept it the entire game, winning 48-32.
The Saints used aggressiveness to their advantage, scoring 17 points off of turnovers while also scoring 15 fastbreak points. Junior forward Chloe Fuhrman collected game-highs in scoring (14 points) and rebounds (13). A much more efficient game found junior forward Karson Troth and sophomore forward Joanna Peuster scoring eight points and three assists each.
The victory moved the Saints to 1-1 without a conference matchup on the young season. For the Lady Tigers, the loss dropped the ladies to 0-2.

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