Mount Pulaski girls fall to Blue Ridge 59-47

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[December 13, 2016]    Mount Pulaski took on Blue Ridge Monday night and despite playing well down the stretch, the Lady Hilltoppers fell 59-47 to the team that coops Deland-Weldon and Farmer City.


Blue Ridge had quite the offensive trio in Alex Specht, Josie Grammer and Hannah Brackenhoff, who combined to score 46 points, with Grammer and Brackenhoff sinking 7 three pointers between them. This offensive display allowed Blue Ridge to take the first quarter lead 17-8 and then the halftime lead 31-18.

The Lady Hilltoppers put up just nine points on the board in the third quarter and still trailed 39-27 to start the fourth quarter.

Mount Pulaski tossed in 20 points in that final quarter with Hayes having 15 points in the last eight minutes. But on the other side, Blue Ridge poured in 20 points, too.

The final in this one, 59-47 as Mount Pulaski falls to 4-7.

The Lady Hilltoppers were led by Skylar Hayes with 26 points, including 3 three pointers of her own. Morgan May tossed in 8 points for Mount Pulaski.

Mount Pulaski scoring

Hayes 26
May 8
Wade 5
Houser 4
Moore 2
Mott 2

Blue Ridge

Specht 16
Grammer 16
Brackenhoff 14
Ester 9
Crook 4

[Teena Lowery]


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