SPASH Outlasts Merrill

Merrill (OnFocus) – The SPASH Panthers picked up a hard-fought 66-56 WVC win over Merrill, moving to 6-5 in the conference, 8-8 overall.

“This was a hard-fought win on the road. We really moved the ball well which allowed us to have balanced scoring,” explained SPASH Head Coach Kraig Terpstra.

Lauren Strasman led the Panthers with 18 points and pulled down 14 rebounds.  Tahlia Moe added 16 points and Zoe Fink scored 12 for SPASH.

 “Moe and Strasman finished well around the rim. We are peaking at the right time,” Terpstra added.

SPASH concludes its regular season on the road Saturday at Marshfield, game time is 5:00

  1st Half 2nd Half Final Score
SPASH 26 40 66
Merrill 25 31 56

SPASH Scoring: Brittany Beadles 1, Avery Lilly 5, Kylie Klismith 6, Tahlia Moe 16, Zoe Fink 12, Emma Jossie  8, Lauren Strasman 18

SPASH 3 pointers- Fink 2, Lilly 1

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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]