UNDEFEATED FREEDOM HOLDS OFF WISCONSIN RAPIDS GIRLS BASKETBALL AT SENTRY CLASSIC



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WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Freedom pulled out to a double-digit lead in the first half and held off a late run to defeat Wisconsin Rapids 60-53 in a girls basketball game at the Sentry Classic on Wednesday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.


Freedom led 31-19 at halftime before the Raiders closed the gap, outscoring the Irish by five in the second half before coming up short.


Freedom, ranked No. 2 in this week’s Division 3 wissports.net state coaches poll, improves to 11-0.


Megan Clary had 24 points, and Chelsea King added 12 points and nine rebounds for Wisconsin Rapids, which falls to 4-4 this season.


Wisconsin Rapids returns to action Jan. 4 with a nonconference home game against Reedsburg.


Irish 60, Raiders 53

Wisconsin Rapids 19 34 - 53

Freedom 31 29 - 60

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (53): Megan Clary 9-24 3-5 24, Chelsea King 6-9 0-0 12, Ella Bruns 2-5 2-2 6, Aliyah Jennings 2-2 1-2 5, Avery Brise 1-4 0-0 3, Logan Vollert 1-3 0-0 3, Meghan Jochimsen 0-2 0-1 0. FG: 21-49. FT: 6-10. 3-pointers: 5-21 (Clary 3-10, Vollert 1-3, Brise 1-4, King 0-2). Rebounds 25 (King 9). Fouls: 11. Fouled out: none. Record: 4-4.

FREEDOM (60): Statistics not reported. Record: 11-0.

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