Archive for Saturday, February 14, 2009

Lansing girls beat BLHS, 52-39

February 14, 2009

Basehor-Linwood fell to Lansing, 52-39, on Friday and with it the team’s hopes for a Kaw Valley League title were diminished.

The Bobcats now trail Lansing and Mill Valley by two games in the KVL race and the Bobcats are focused on improving their seed for the Class 4A sub-state tournament. The team is currently ranked second behind Holton in the sub-state bracket.

Lansing used a balanced scoring attack to defeat Basehor-Linwood.

Amy Briggs led the Lions with 16 points and Brittney Lang finished with 12 points.

In addition, Alexis Ellis finished with 8 points.

The Lions led 11-5 at the end of the first quarter and maintained that lead the rest of the basketball game.

Lansing led 26-19 at halftime and controlled the pace of the game during the second half as well. The score was 41-28 entering the fourth quarter.

Basehor-Linwood forward Megan Bergstrom scored 11 fourth-quarter points, but it wasn’t enough to rally the Bobcats past Lansing. Bergstrom finished the game with 15 points.

The team’s other scorers in the game were Bren Koontz, 13; Kara Douglas, 9; Courtney Poe, 2.

Basehor-Linwood plays host to Santa Fe Trail on Tuesday.

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