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November 28, 2012

AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL ACTION: Potter shines in Eagles victory

OTTUMWA — Moulton-Udell’s Natalie Potter scored a team-high 21 points and grabbed 16 boards in the Eagles’ 40-37 victory over Seymour Tuesday.

Rachel DeCook added 14 points to Moulton-Udell’s offensive output and Potter and Hailey Burgher paced the Eagles with three assists each.

Moulton-Udell jumped out to a 14-2 lead in the first quarter and was able to build a big enough lead to hang on for victory despite being outscored 18-9 in the final quarter.

“We started off very strong and it was enough to hold on to a nice road win,” Eagles coach Jason Ogden said. “I think we are still finding our game legs. We did a better job on the boards tonight.”

The Eagles (1-1) play at Novinger, Mo. Tuesday.

Moulton-Udell 40, Seymour 37

Moul    14     9  9     9 — 40    

Seym    2     7  10     18 — 37    

Moul (40) — Natalie Potter 21, Rachel DeCook 14, Hailey Burgher 2, Mandalyn Martin 2, Jayci Inman 1. Totals 18-46 3-4 40.

Rebounds — 43 (Potter 16). Assists — 13 (Potter 3, Burgher 3). Steals — 8 (Potter 2, DeCook 2, Burgher 2). Blocks — 1 (Potter).

Pekin girls fall to Lone Tree, 58-56

Courier sports staff

LONE TREE — The Pekin girls basketball team came up a little short Tuesday, losing a nail-biter to Lone Tree, 58-56.

“It was the same old story,” coach Davis Eidahl said. “We started slow, we got behind  big, but in the second half we chipped away and took the lead with one minute to go. We had a chance with three seconds to go, but the shot was missed.”  

Panther McKenna Gambell had a tremendous game, leading Pekin with 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbing a team high 11 rebounds. Pekin’s Cheyann Lankford added 14 points and led the Panthers with four steals. Leslie Stone added eight points.

Lone Tree’s Madelyn Flemr led all scorers with 17 points.

“We did have several positives come from the game,” Eidahl said. “Our girls never gave up.”

Pekin (1-2) plays Wapello Thursday.

LONE TREE 58, PEKIN 56

PEKIN (56) — Gwynne Wright 2, Cheyann Lankford 14, Leslie Stone 5, Jessica Horras 8, Samantha Wright 5, Tiana Slaney 2, Monica Cooley 2, Madelyn Baker 2, McKenna Gambell 16. Totals 21 11-20 56.

3-point goals — 1 (Wright). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 31 (Gambell 11). Assists — 7 (Lankford 2, Samantha Wright 2). Steals — 11 (Lankford 4). Blocks — None. Total fouls — 19. Turnovers — 15.

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