Warriors fall to Bulldogs 43-42
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 5:35 AM
It was a comeback South Winn fans won't soon forget.
Coach Sherry Poshusta (far left) calls a timeout after a big three by Micole Lansing to cut the lead in half Saturday. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Unfortunately, it was at the Warriors' expense as the girls basketball team fell at Monona 43-42 Saturday night in the first round of district play.
The Bulldogs (14-7) advance to face Sumner-Fred (16-4) today, Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the second round.
South Winn ends the year 12-8.
The Warriors had everything going for them to start the game Saturday night. They started things with a three by senior Micole Lansing, not even 10 seconds into the game. From there, the Warriors clicked on all cylinders, scoring the first 19 points of the game. MFL didn't score until there was 41 seconds remaining. At the first break, it was 21-2 South Winn.
It went downhill from there. Brittany Shindelar scored first in the second period, making it 23-2. However, MFL hit a three, then a two. Following an Abby Phillips basket, the Bulldogs scored another basket from behind the arc. A shot by Payton Poshusta was answered by one by MFL, making it 27-12 at the half.
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