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Mingus Union Outlasts Lady Badgers 34-29
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09 December 2017  
Mary Hald goes up for a basket in the second half of Friday nights game. Mingus Union beat the Lady Badgers 34-29 in overtime. Ron Williams

4th Quarter comeback not enough

The Prescott Lady Badgers came back from a 12 point deficit to send the game into overtime, but the Mingus Lady Marauders fought back in OT, to beat the Lady Badgers 34-29 in the Badger Dome on Friday night.

The lid was clearly on the basket as the Lady Badgers struggled to score through three quarters. Trailng 21-11 to start the fourth, Prescott made up for lost time battling back to tie the game at 25. Theresa Gutierrez, along with Heidi Madsen, and Caeden McKelvey, hit their shots to trim the deficit. Abi Chartier's jumper tied the game with with :24 remaining. The Lady Badgers had the ball in the final seconds of regulation with a chance to win, but an offensive foul ended that possibility. 

Foul trouble plagued the Lady Badgers throughout, as they lost starter Hollie Dalton and reserve Sydney Gonzales.

In overtime, the Lady Badgers took the lead on a Caeden McKelvey basket to go up 29-28 with 2:44 to play. That was the final points Prescott would get, as Mingus Union tallied the final six points.

Prescott falls to (0-1) in district, (4-5) overall. The Lady Badgers will host Flagstaff on Monday at 5:30pm. Mingus Union improves to (2-0) in district, (4-6) overall.

MINGUS UNION LADY MARAUDERS 34, PRESCOTT LADY BADGERS 29
Mingus (34)- K. Williams 0 2-4 2, Zielinski 2 4-7 8, Scott 3 2-2 10, Loring 2 3-11 8, Honwytewa 1 2-5 4, Roberts 1 0-0 2, S. Williams 0 0-0 0. 9 13-29 34.
Prescott (29)-Dalton 2 0-0 4, Gutierrez 4 0-2 8, Chartier 3 0-0 6, Courtright 0 0-0 0, Madsen 1 2-2 4, Hald 1 0-0 2, Gonzales 0 0-0 0, McKelvey 2 1–2 5. 13 3-6. 29
Score by Quarters- 1   2   3   4   OT - T
Mingus Union          8   9   4   4    9  - 34
Prescott                   4   2   5  14   4  - 29
Total Fouls-M 13, P 25
Fouled Out- Dalton, Gonzales
Three Pointers- M (3)- Scott 2, Loring 1

 

 

Ron Williams

Ron Williams is the advisor, broadcaster, and sportswriter for the BBN, Badger Broadcasting Network. The BBN is a community club for high school students enrolled in the Prescott Unified School District.

 

 

 

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