Athens Pulls Away to Defeat Abbotsford

Abbotsford(OnFocus) – The Abbotsford Falcons and Athens Blue Jays tangled in Marawood Conference action, and for one half, were evenly matched. Tied at the half at 26, Athens pulled away after the break, however, to secure a 53-40 win.

The first half saw 20 ties and lead changes, but a 13-2 spurt in the opening six minutes of the second half gave Athens a comfortable lead, and the Blue Jays weren’t threatened the rest of the way.

Athens was 8 of 23 from the free throw line, with Abbotsford connecting on 11 of 18 from the line.

2021-22 Athens Girls Basketball Schedule

Athens(53) Lavicka 10, Ellenbecker 5, Hartwig 14, So. Coker 12, Sy. Coker 4, Van Rixel 2, Haines 2, Schug 4

2021-22 Abbotsford Girls Basketball Schedule

Abbotsford(40) Pogodzinski 7, Diaz-Miranda 3, Ruesch 3, Falteisek 2, Brodhagen 11, Fuentes 7, Escalera 4, Graff 3

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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]