The Ottumwa Courier

February 2, 2013

Moravia holds off M-U

Courier sports staff
Ottumwa Courier

MOULTON — Katelynn Tracy scored 24 points and Kendall Brown added 11 as the Moravia girls basketball team survived a scare from rival Moulton-Udell Friday night with a 58-56 win.

M-U’s Natalie Potter scored a game-high 26 points and Toni Clark posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Eagles (4-13) were within striking distance late but couldn’t quite overcome the Mohawks (16-2) in a back-and-forth contest.

“I thought the kids played very well,” said M-U coach Jason Ogden. “We were kind of outsized, but I was proud of the kids, they have played very well the last three weeks. Our record doesn’t show how well we have played recently.”

Both teams will take on bigger, South Central Conference schools to close the regular season today. Moulton-Udell hosts E-B-F while Moravia travels to Davis County.

Moravia 58, Moulton-Udell 56

Mor        17     13  13  15    —    58    

M-U        8     19  13  16    —    56    

Moravia (58) — Katelynn Tracy 24, Kendall Brown 11, Autumn McDanel 6, Hannah Eastlick 6, Jenna Sheehan 5, Nicole Self 4, Kenzie Smith 2. Totals 20 17-31 58.

3-point goals — 1 (Sheehan). Fouled out — Tracy. Total fouls — 19.

Moulton-Udell (56) — Natalie Potter 26, Toni Clark 11, Jessica Scott 9, Hailey Burgher 7, Mandalyn Martin 3. Totals 21-55 9-16 56.

3-point goals — 5 (Potter 4, Burgher). Fouled out — Potter, Burgher. Rebounds — 31 (Clark 10). Assists — 10 (Burgher 4). Steals — 8 (Burgher 4). Blocks — 2 (Clark 2). Total fouls — 23. Turnovers — 18.