ATHENS GIRLS BASKETBALL SLIPS PAST SPENCER



Zaleski Sports


SPENCER – Athens overcame a rough game from the free throw line to hold off Spencer 44-38 in a nonconference girls basketball game Monday night at Spencer High School.


The game was tight throughout, with Athens leading 19-17 at halftime and were able to finish off the win despite finishing 13-for-31 at the free throw line. The Bluejays improve to 4-0.


Addison Lavicka scored 15 points and Elizabeth Van Rixel added nine in the win for Athens.


Heavyn Kind led all scorers with 18 points for the Rockets.


Spencer, which was just 4-for-12 at the free throw line as well, falls to 2-1 this season.


Spencer hosts Marshfield Columbus Catholic for a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Thursday.


Athens will play a Marawood Conference crossover game at Wausau Newman Catholic on Friday.


Bluejays 44, Rockets 38

Athens 19 25 - 44

Spencer 17 21 - 38

ATHENS (44): Addyson Zettler 0 0-0 0, Addison Lavicka 4 7-12 15, Celina Ellenbecker 2 3-4 8, Jazelle Hartwig 1 0-3 2, Sophia Coker 3 0-4 6, Sydney Coker 0 0-0 0, Elizabeth Van Rixel 3 3-8 9, McKennzie Schug 2 0-0 4. FG: 15. FT: 13-31. 3-pointers: 1 (Ellenbecker 1). Fouls: 11. Fouled out: Hartwig. Record: 4-0.

SPENCER (38): Madison Knecht 2 0-2 6, Jorie Meyer 1 0-0 2, Heavyn Kind 5 4-6 18, Claudia Krause 0 0-2 0, Emily Wehrman 0 0-0 0, Rebecca Mlsna 5 0-0 10, Amber Becker 1 0-2 2. FG: 14. FT: 4-12. 3-pointers: 6 (Kind 4, Knecht 2). Fouls: 22. Fouled out: Kind, Mlsna. Record: 2-1.

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