Lady Wolves top Falcons at home, fall to Panthers on the road
BY ANDY KRUTSINGER
Mt. Pleasant News
PACKWOOD — The Winfield-Mt. Union girls have had mixed results in their last two contests. The Wolves defeated Louisa-Muscatine, 50-41, on Friday night at home before dropping a road game at Pekin, 57-33 on Tuesday.
W-MU got out to a 14-10 lead after one period on Friday night against Louisa-Muscatine. The Wolves’ offense went cold in the second quarter, however, and trailed 19-17 at halftime.
The Wolves came back to life in the second half. They outscored the Falcons, 16-9 in the third quarter and 17-13 in the fourth quarter to win by nine.
Lexee Hartsock led the Wolves with an impressive 22-pooint performance. Pearl Krieger-Coble had 12 points and nine rebounds. Karley Schlee scored eight points. Kara Wade had four. Hannah Mathews had two points, five assists and four steals, and Lauren Jamison rounded out the scorers with two.
The Wolves struggled to stay with Pekin on Tuesday night. The Panthers outscored the Wolves, 24-16 in the first half and 33-17 in the second half to take a 24-point win.
Hartsock led the team again, with 18 points on 7-13 shooting and 4-4 from the line. Schlee had eight points, two assists and two steals. Mathews and Kongable finished with two points and two assists apiece. Krieger-Coble had eight rebounds and Hannah Buffington led the team with two blocks.
The Wolves moved to 6-14 after the two games and will host Mediapolis in their next game on Friday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m.