Augusta Runs Past Port Edwards Girls

Augusta:  52    Port Edwards: 36

Halftime: 31-10 Augusta
The first half saw Augusta jump out to a 12-3 lead and they never looked back.  Fueled by Kennedy Korger’s 18 first half points, the Beavers coasted to a 31-10 lead at the half.  The Blackhawks were able cut into the lead early in the 2nd half as they went on a 7-0 run to start the half, down 31-17.    They were able to get it down to an 11 point deficit at 37-26 at around the 12-minute mark.  But that was as close Port Edwards would get.  Kennedy Korger led all scorers as she finished with 30 points, while teammate Brittany Bergman chipped in 10.   Nakita Borths led the way for the Blackhawks with 14 points.
Scorers for Augusta:  Kennedy Korger: 30, Brittany Bergman: 10, Olivia Meyer:4, Kirsten Willms: 4, Sam Winsce: 3, Layla Johnson: 1
Free throws:  12-20
3 pts:  6, 4 by K.Korger and 1 each by Meyer and Winsce
Scorers for Port Edwards:  Nakita Borths: 14, Taylor Martin: 8, Alliyah Ruiz; 6, Melanie Sillars: 2, Nadia Ellingson: 2, Aubree Shroda: 2, Dakota Bares: 2.
3pts: 3  2 by Borths, 1 by Martin
Free Throws:  11-15
Port Edwards record:  1-8,   Next game for Port Edwards, Jan. 6th home vs. Rosholt, varsity only, game starts at 7:00 p.m.  Port Edwards will also be celebrating their Alumni night.  They will be recognizing all Port Edwards alumni who played basketball.

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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]