MODDELMOG SCORES 23!

By William

CANTON – After falling behind by seven going into the fourth quarter, the Canton/Galva girls basketball team made a valiant attempt to score a come from behind win only to fall short by three points as they lost a makeup home game on Friday with Wakefield, 45-43.

The Lady Eagles only trailed by one point, 10-9, at the end of the first quarter and only by two points, 22-20 when the two teams headed in for the halftime break.

Wakefield pushed out to a seven-point advantage, 31-24, by the end of the third quarter before Canton/Galva made a strong comeback by out scoring the visitors 19-15 in the final eight minutes of play, falling short by three points of a victory.

Outside of losing the rebounding battle, 28-20, the Lady Eagles and Wakefield played close to dead even in almost every team stat.

Tia Moddelmog had a huge game offensively as she led the Lady Eagles with 23 points, which including three three-pointers. Moddelmog also had the most rebounds with eight and steals with six. Alexa Bell just missed double digits by scoring nine while tying for the team lead in assists with Jayci Mastre with four.

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE CANTON/GALVA LADY EAGLES? The loss drops the Lady Eagles to 10-9 for the season as they prep to close out their regular season schedule on Tuesday with a home game against the Wichita Homeschool Warriors.

Wakefield at CANTON/GALVA LADY EAGLES

SCORING:                    1          2          3          4          FINAL

Wakefield                    10        12        9          15        = 46

LADY EAGLES               9          11        4          19        = 43

TEAM STATS:              Wakefield        LADY EAGLES

Shooting                      18-45 (40%)     17-46 (37%)

3-Pointers                    3-11 (27%)       4-9 (44%)

Free Throws                7-11 (64%)       4-9 (44%)

Rebounds (Off/Def)    28 (9/19)         20 (8/12)

Assists                          8                      12

Turnovers                    19                    18

Steals                           4                      7

Blocked Shots              0                      1

Personal Fouls             14                    17

CANTON/GALVA LADY EAGLES INDIVIDUAL SCORING & STAT LEADERS (43 total points): Tia Moddelmog – 23; Alexa Bell – 9; Jayci Mastre – 4; Carissa Klatt – 3; Mimi Craig – 2; Emily Peterson – 2.

Three-Pointers Made (5): Tia Moddelmog – 3; Alexa Bell, Carissa Klatt – 1.

Rebound Leaders (Off/Def): Tia Moddelmog – 8 (3/5); Braylee Doughman – 4 (1/3); Carissa Klatt – 3 (2/1).

Assists Leaders: Alexa Bell, Jayci Mastre – 4.

Leader in Steals: Tia Moddelmog – 6; Alexa Bell, Jayci Mastre – 4.

Leader in Blocked Shots: Tia Moddelmog – 1.

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