Meanwhile, Leffler boasts Ottumwa's highest shooting percentage at about 58 percent. The pinnacle of Leffler's season came when she scored a game-high 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 50-40 loss to Des Moines Hoover.
Ottumwa junior Jami Nickerson drilled three 3-pointers and scored a season-high 13 points against Lincoln and Kristi Cary compiled eight points and came up with four steals in Ottumwa's close loss to Washington. Dani Reed and senior Averi Cash also have put in some solid minutes for Ottumwa.
Ottumwa plays at 6:15 p.m. Friday at Des Moines East.
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