2013-02-14 / Sports

Back to back games too much for Lady Bears


The Lady Bear’s Rachel Leckson puts up two for Big Bay in first quarter action against Carney last Thursday. Leckson, with a pair of triples in the fourth, led her team in scoring, finishing with 13 points in the loss to the Wolves. 
Joe LeBlanc photo The Lady Bear’s Rachel Leckson puts up two for Big Bay in first quarter action against Carney last Thursday. Leckson, with a pair of triples in the fourth, led her team in scoring, finishing with 13 points in the loss to the Wolves. Joe LeBlanc photo COOKS – A 19-pont second quarter by the Carney-Nadeau Wolves set the tone for a 53-30 win over the Lady Bears in Cooks last Thursday.

Up 9-7 at the end of the first quarter, the Wolves opened things up in the second and added 14 more points in the third quarter to push their lead to 20 points going into the final eight minutes of play.

Rachel Leckson paced the Bears with 13 points in the loss. Chelsea Thompson added 10 points, Cassidy Cayemberg five and Samantha Sundling shot two.

Proving back-to-back games are never easy, especially when the second game is against an undefeated team, the Lady Bears fell to the Cougers the next day. The team found out early why Superior Central has a perfect record this season.

The Cougars struck fast and didn’t stop, jumping out to a 23-7 lead at the end of the first quarter in Cooks Friday.

The balanced scoring attack by the Cougars led to a 35-17 advantage at the half on their way to a 64-30 win. Sundling paced the Bears, who fell to 3-13 with 10 points. Leckson added seven, Jordyn Bradshaw six, Thompson four, Cayemberg, Patience Harris and Holly Severin two points each.

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