Port Edwards Girls Topple New Lisbon

Port Edwards used a 12-0 run in the final three minutes of the first half to gain the momentum going halftime, and stayed the course in the final 18 minutes to pick up a 60-43 win over New Lisbon.

A 25-22 Port lead with three minutes left in the first half  turned in a comfortable 37-22 halftime lead with the Blackhawks’ big run.

Taylor Martin led Port with 22 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists.

Bella Hanten scored a season-high 7 points and had a career-best 13 rebounds. Katerina Hamus added 9 points and had 10 rebounds.

Leading scorer for the New Lisbon Rockets was Libby Rogers with 20 points.

1 2 F
Port Edwards 37 23 60
New Lisbon 22 21 43

Port Edwards (60) Taylor Martin 22, Melanie Sillars 10, Katerina Hamus 9, Bella Hanten 7, Dominique Griffith 6, Alivea Riemer 6

3 pts.:  3,  2 by Martin, 1 for Hamus
Free Throws:  9-17
Fouls: 15

New Lisbon (43) Libby Rogers: 20, Isabel Earhart: 11, Krista Cook: 5, Maddie Rogers: 3, Megan Fish: 3, Kelsi Steel: 1

3 pts:  6,  2 by L.Rogers and Earhart, 1 each for Cook and Fish
Free Throws:  9-18
Fouls:  17
Port Edwards record: 6-8, Conference: 3-5, Next game, Thursday, Jan. 28 at Pacelli.
(The Rosholt game that was originally scheduled for Monday, Jan. 25 has been moved to Monday, Feb. 1 at Port Edwards.)

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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]