EICHELBERGER GETS DOUBLE-DOUBLE!

By William

MOUNDRIDGE – The Moundridge girls basketball team closed out their regular season schedule on Friday with a dismantling of Sedgwick at home, 40-17.

The Lady Wildcats jumped out to a whopping 13-point, 15-2 lead by the end of the first quarter and extended that lead out to 22 points at 26-4 by the halftime break.

While their offense slowed down in the second half, Moundridge still held a commanding 25-point, 32-7 advantage at the end of the third quarter before cruising in for the final 23-point win.

“Tonight, the Lady Wildcats got off to a great start in the first half,” noted Moundridge Head Coach Vicky Kessler. We had seven Wildcats score with Kate (Eichelberger) leading the way with 17.”

While Eichelberger led the Lady Wildcats in scoring with 17 she also reached a double-double by pulling down 10 rebounds as well and then still having time to block three shots and dish out three assists. Kourtney Kaufman had one of her best games of the season by scoring eight points, grabbing five rebounds, dishing out four assists and making three steals.

As a team, Sedgwick hit a porous 14% from the field while the Lady Wildcats connected on 41% of their shots.

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE MOUNDRIDGE LADY WILDCATS? With the win the Lady Wildcats close out their regular season at an even .500 with a record of 10-10. They will now play Ellinwood in the first round of the sub-state tournament.

Sedgwick at MOUNDRIDGE LADY WILDCATS

SCORING:                    1          2          3          4          FINAL

Sedgwick                     2          2          3          10        = 17

LADY WILDCATS          15        11        6          8          = 40

TEAM STATS:              Sedgwick         LADY WILDCATS

Shooting                      4-28 (14%)       15-37 (41%)

3-Pointers                    3-21 (14%)       4-15 (27%)

Free Throws                6-12 (50%)       6-11 (55%)

Rebounds (Off/Def)    14 (6/8)           29 (9/20)

Assists                          1                      13

Turnovers                    6                      10

Steals                           6                      13

Blocked Shots              0                      4

Personal Fouls             7                      9

MOUNDRIDGE LADY WILDCATS INDIVIDUAL SCORING & STAT LEADERS (40 total points): Kate Eichelberger – 17; Kourtney Kaufman – 8; Erin Durst – 5; Katie Stucky – 4; Kindall Elmore – 3; Emily Durst – 2; Myiah Logue -1.

Three-Pointers Made (4): Kourtney Kaufman – 2; Erin Durst, Kindall Elmore – 1.

Rebound Leaders (Off/Def): Kate Eichelberger – 10 (5/5); Kourtney Kaufman – 5 (2/3); Erin Durst – 4 (1/3).

Assists Leader: Kourtney Kaufman – 4; Kate Eichelberger, Katie Stucky – 3.

Leader in Steals: Erin Durst – 5; Kourtney Kaufman – 3.

Leader in Blocked Shots: Kate Eichelberger – 3.

(Post is SPONSORED by CrossDove Writers)

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