Abbotsford Girls Prevail over Newman

Wausau (OnFocus) – Newman Catholic took its only lead early in the second half against Abbotsford before the Falcons fought back and pulled away for a 32-22 Marawood Conference win.

The game was tied at 15 at halftime, and when Kaitlin Kalifice drained a three with 15 minutes remaining, Newman’s 18-17 lead would turn out to be the Cardinals’ lone lead of the game.

Mya Ruesch then sandwiched a basket between three-pointers over the next three minutes of play, and Abbotsford held a 25-18 lead.

The Abby defense then held Newman to four points in the game’s final 12 points.

Ruesch led all scorers with 11 points, and Alea Graff chipped in with 8 points.

Maggie Wulf had 7 points to pace Newman.

Abbotsford (32) Bridgett Pogodzinski 2, Brissa Diaz-Miranda 3, Mya Ruesch 11, Catie Clement 4, Adriana Fuentes 2, Sydney Falteisek 2, Alea Graff 8

Newman Catholic (22) Sidney Galang 5, Kaitlin Kalafice 5, Anna Brown 3, Maggie Wulf 7, Lily Zeimetz 2

David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]