ATHENS GIRLS BASKETBALL NOTCHES ONE-POINT WIN OVER STRATFORD


McKennzie Shug (photo credit: Athens girls basketball Facebook)


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ATHENS – The Athens girls basketball team won its third game in a row as it held off Stratford 39-38 in a Marawood Conference crossover game Tuesday at Athens High School. McKennzie Shug helped secure the win for the Bluejays with a putback layup with just :23 seconds left in the game to go up 39-35.


Jazelle Hartwig and Schug each scored 10 points for Athens, which is now 19-4 overall and 11-4 in the Marawood North.


Bailey Linzmaier scored nine points, and Lauren Kraus had seven points and 11 rebounds for Stratford (10-12, 6-9 Marawood South).


Both teams will finish their regular-season schedules Thursday. Stratford plays a Marawood South game at Wausau Newman Catholic and Athens will be at home to play a Marawood North game against Chequamegon.


Bluejays 39, Tigers 38

Stratford 23 15 - 38

Athens 21 18 - 39

STRATFORD (38): Allison Lindner 1 0-0 2, Ella Heidmann 3 0-0 7, Lauren Kraus 3 1-5 7, Bailey Linzmaier 3 2-2 9, Tessa Berg 1 0-0 2, Kalyn Schueller 2 1-2 5, Lexie Christopherson 2 1-1 6. FG: 14. FT: 5-10. 3-pointers: 2 (Linzmaier 1, Christopherson 1). Rebounds: 28 (Kraus 11). Fouls: 17. Fouled out: none. Record: 10-12, 6-9 Marawood Conference South Division.

ATHENS (39): Addison Lavicka 2 5-10 9, Celina Ellenbecker 0 0-0 0, Jazelle Hartwig 5 0-3 10, Sophia Coker 3 2-4 8, Sydney Coker 1 0-0 2, Elizabeth Van Rixel 1 0-0 3, McKennzie Schug 4 2-4 10. FG: 15. FT: 9-22. 3-pointers: none. Record: 19-4, 11-4 Marawood Conference North Division.

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