2013-01-10 / Sports

Lady Bears’ effort comes up short


Samantha Sundling drives the lane and lays one in during first quarter action against Mid-Pen Friday night. Sundling finished the night with 15 points to lead all scorers. 
Joe LeBlanc photo Samantha Sundling drives the lane and lays one in during first quarter action against Mid-Pen Friday night. Sundling finished the night with 15 points to lead all scorers. Joe LeBlanc photo GARDEN – A 15-point effort by Samantha Sundling was not enough to lift the Lady Bears to a win over Mid-Pen at home Friday night. Although Sundling netted all 15 points in the opening quarter, Big Bay still trailed by six at the quarter’s end.

Big Bay paced Mid-Pen 8-7 in the second period off a pair from the floor by Sundling, cutting the margin to five. With four in the books,the Wolverines’ Krysta VanDamme exploded for eight points in the third, opening up an 11 point advantage on their way to a 40-30 win.

With the win, the Wolverines improve to 3-5, the Bears fall to 0-8. In addition to Sundling, Cassidy Cayemberg added seven points, Chelsey Thompson four, and Rachel Leckson and Patience Harris shot two points each. VanDamme led Mid- Pen with 14 points, Megan Kayser nine, Kelsey Shope six, Kelsie Nummilen four, Hunter Branstrom four, and Marissa Westlund three.

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