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GT/RA Girls Earn Split In Contests

By Staff | Feb 4, 2014

Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven -Ayrshire’s girls earned a split in a pair of games played over the weekend. The split gave the Titan girls a mark of 8-6 overall and 3-4 in the Cornbelt.

Against the Lady Mavericks of Clay Central-Everly on Friday, GT/RA fell by a 58-52 margin in a closely fought matchup. CC-E would take the early 13-6 lead as the Titans struggled to get the offense going, but in the second quarter, the two teams would trade buckets evenly to leave the deficit at seven points as the Mavericks led 27-20 at the intermission.

In the third quarter, GT/RA cut the deficit to a bucket as they battled back to trail 37-35 to start the final quarter. But the Lady Mavericks would get some late free throws and GT/RA would miss some late shots for the 58-52 final loss.

For the Titans, Marly Bakken had the double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Grace Skattebo added 12 points

Brooke Hoffman scored seven points, while Lauren Flaharty and Alex Oleson both added six points each. Claire Sparks tallied four points and Morgan McGrauth chipped in three points in the effort.

On Saturday night, the Titan girls took on Lake Mills and came away with a satisfying 58-54 victory.

GT/RA?would double up the Lake Mills girls in the opening quarter of play, taking a 22-11 lead to start the second quarter, but Lake Mills clawed their way back into the contest in the second quarter, cutting the Titans’ lead down to a point, 35-34, at the half-time break.

But in the second half, GT/RA turned up the defense and held Lake Mills to just four points. In the meantime, the Titans extended their lead to 54-38 at the end of the quarter and would go on to record the 68-54 victory.

Brooke Hoffman held the hot hand with 21 points, while Grace Skattebo tallied the double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Alex Oleson would score eight points, while Marly Bakken chipped in seven points. Lauren Flaharty and Claire Sparks both scored six points each, while Emily Moran added two points.