The home town Maranatha Baptist College Lady Crusaders snapped the Lady Lakers 3 game winning streak with an 71 to 68 overtime victory in Watertown WI. Mid way through the first half the game was very close with the lead going back and forth several times. In the closing minutes the Lady Lakers had some untimely turnovers as well as fouls putting the Lady Crusaders at the free throw line where they converted 80% of threir free throws helping them to a 34 to 21 lead at the half. The second half the Lady Lakers played extremely well on defense holding Maranatha to 24 point while executing the offense and scoring 37 in the half. The Lady Lakers tied the game with seven seconds to go on a three point shot made by Freshmen Corrina Bearmount sending the game into overtime. It was very gratifying to see the Lady Lakers battle back the entire second half to tie the game. The Lady Lakers found themselves 5 points down with 31 seconds to go in the overtime. The team came down and made the basket getting the game back within three. Silver Lake did have an opportunity to tie the game once again but our three point attempt was just short.
Leading the Lady Lakers was Courtney Clavers with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Also in double figures was Amanda Kudick with 15 points, 3 assists and 3 steals, Raelyn Woock just missing the double double with 14 points and 9 rebounds and Lyndsay Holschbach added 12 points.
The 8-6 Lady Lakers will be playing back to back home games this Saturday and Sunday taking on NCAA Div III Finlandia University and Gogebic Community College. Come out and watch the exciting Lady Lakers Basketball team. Games will be played at the UW Manitowoc field house.