A-A girls battle to improve in tough stretch

Alta-Aurelia’s girls’ basketball team’s woes continued on the road with a 64-25 loss at Kingsley-Pierson Dec. 11. The loss dropped the Warriors to a 2-6 record.

“We continue to make the same mistakes hoping for a different result. We had 33 turnovers and that is not going to win us any games. We have to fix it,” said A-A coach Adam Rapp.

Senior Lily Peterson scored 12 points to lead A-A. She also had three rebounds, one steal and two blocked shots.

Senior Erin Lockin had five points, nine rebounds and five steals. She also had one assist.

Senior Mary Barnes had the other three-pointer in her lone attempt for three points and had one steal.

Sophomore Chloe Kruger had two points. She had two rebounds and one steal.

Freshman Alaina Westphal had two points.

Junior Kolpin had one point and one rebound.

K-P jumped to a 15-4 lead after one quarter and A-A managed only six points in the first half but did score 16 points in the third quarter.

A-A made 10-of-38 field goal attempts, two-of-five three-point field goal attempts, three-of-six free-throw attempts, three-of-six free-throw attempts, 20 rebounds, one assist, nine steals and two blocked shots.

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