Rapids Earns Big Road Win at Merrill

Merrill (OnFocus) – The Wisconsin Rapids Girls went on the road and handled Merrill, picking up a 71-53 WVC win.

After leading at the half by a score of 36-30, Rapids built  a cushion and came with the big 18 point win.

The Red Raiders picked up their intensity in the second half, capitalizing on  fast break points and using a  patient attack inside against Merrill’s 2-3 zone.
Megan Clary led Rapids with 20 points. Vanessa Vechinski added 19 points and Chelsea King scored 16, including four three-pointers.
Alli Martin led Rapids on defense with 5 blocks.
Claire Drew led Merrill with 19 points and Courtney Krueger added 13 points.
Rapids(6-1) remains a half game behind WVC Conference leader Wausau West (6-0)
WVC Standings HERE

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David Keech
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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]