Midway/Minto at Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page

Midway/Minto at Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page

January 21, 2021 0


Midway/Minto at Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page (Girls Basketball)  YourLiveEvent.com


A matchup with Region 2 foes was on display early in the game with Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page Spartans and Midway/Minto Mustangs trading early blows, with the Spartans hitting 2 early threes by Marissa Mitchell and Raegen Zervice working inside the paint to get 6 of her own in the first quarter.  While not allowing the Mustangs to use their diamond-trap style defense to limit the Spartans offense.  For the Spartans it just was not enough as the Mustangs went on a 7-0 run to close the first quarter leading 18-12.  That’s when Elizabeth Schanilec really took over the game for Midway/Minto.  The Mustangs started to create turnovers on the Spartans.  Elizabeth Schanilec had a team high 7 steals that changed the game.  Allowing for easy transition points for the Mustangs, and losing all momentum that the Spartans had built.  Ending the first half, Mustangs lead the Spartans 49-18.


Once the second half started it was again that trap defense that help the Mustangs build on to their lead.  With the Spartans not able to get into their offense, a total of 33 turnovers on the night was to deep of a hole that the Spartans were not able to dig out of.  With the fourth quarter beginning, both teams put in their respected reserves.  Final Score 87-35 Midway/Minto Mustangs defeat Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page Spartans.


Box Score –

Midway/Minto Mustangs (7-2)    (7-1 against Region 2)

Elizabeth Schanilec – 35 points, 7 steals, 13 rebounds

April Schmitz – 13 points, 3 steals

Kenady Slominski – 15 points

Sophie Schuster – 10 points, 5 rebounds

Team Totals – 12 Turnovers, 37 rebounds, 19 steals


Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page Spartans (2-9)   (0-7 against Region 2)

Raegen Zervice – 18 points, 14 rebounds

Marissa Mitchell – 6 points, 3 assists

Esther Steinke – 5 points

Allison Stromsodt – 2 points

Team Totals – 33 Turnovers, 29 rebounds


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