The Ottumwa Courier


December 5, 2012

AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL ACTION: Albia girls fall to Fairfield

OTTUMWA — ALBIA — The Albia girls basketball team dropped to 2-3 overall on the season with a 47-45 loss to Fairfield on Tuesday night.

Brooke Bettis scored 23 points for Albia while Cassie Crall added 10.

Fairfield is now 2-2 on the season. Albia will host Chariton Friday night.

Fairfield 47, Albia 45

FAIR        6     16  14  11    —    47    

ALB        17     9  4  15—    45    

Albia (45) — Brooke Bettis 23, Cassie Crall 10, Makenzie Griffin 5, Kylie Peterson 4, Katie Dyson 3. Totals 16-33 11-24 45.

3-point goals — 2-3 (Crall 2). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 25 (Bettis 8). Assists — 8 (Taegan Bossard 2, Peterson 2). Steals — 2. Blocks — 5 (Dyson 2). Total fouls — 13.

Van Buren remains unbeaten

Courier sports staff

KEOSAUQUA — Van Buren’s Hannah Haynes scored 19 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and swatted six shots in the Warriors’ 40-31 victory over Danville Tuesday.

Van Buren was able to get the win despite Danville’s Lindsay Schaffer scoring a game-high 25 points.

Payten Hughes scored nine points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Van Buren.  

The Warriors (3-0) will play West Burlington Friday in Keosauqua.

Van Buren 40, Danville 31

Dan    3     11  9  8    —    31    

Van     12     12  7  9    —    40    

Van Buren (VB) — Hannah Haynes 19, Payten Hughes 9, Kaitlyn Johnson 8, Jordan Billups 4. Totals 17 5-10 40.

3-point goals — 1 (Johnson). Fouled out — None. Rebounds —  44 (Haynes 20, Hughes 12). Assists — 11 (Billups 2, Johnson 2, Sarah Wells 2, Libby King 2). Steals — 12 (Haynes 6). Blocks — 7 (Haynes 6). Total fouls — 17. Turnovers — 23.

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