- Benjamin Rex Cross
St. Patricks vs Lansing Christian
The Lady Shamrocks hosted the Lansing Christian Pilgrims at Portland Middle School on Thursday December 6th. The Shamrocks handled them strongly, winning with a final score of 56-22.
In the first quarter, the Shamrocks played good team defense and balanced out the scoring, winning the quarter 13-5 with five different Shamrocks scoring.
In the second quarter, St. Patrick's followed up with a very similar performance, winning the quarter 13-6 with a nice balanced scoring attack and great defense, to leave the score 26-11 at halftime.
The third quarter, let the Pilgrims keep it a little closer, but the Shamrocks still extended their lead winning the quarter 15-9. This quarter again saw 5 different St. Patrick's players scoring. This left the score 41-20 after 3 quarters.
In the fourth quarter, seven different St. Patrick's players scored, and the Shamrocks played stifling defense, allowing only 2 points for a final score of 56-22.
Offensive leaders were Lydia Meredith with 10 points 8 steals 9 rebounds 4 assists and 2 blocks. Sami Teachworth had 10 points 11 rebounds and a steal, and Mara Schrauben had 9 points 9 rebounds 2 steals and 2 assists.
Coach Al Schrauben had kept his comments close to his vest saying "Rebounded well, played hard".
The Shamrocks have a huge game next Tuesday, hosting the 2018 State Finalist PW Pirates next Tuesday, December 11th at 7:30 pm.