Slow Start Cost Lady Apaches

The Wabash Lady Apaches played host to Mississinewa Friday, falling behind early and could never catch up in a 45-35 loss to the Indians.

Wabash would grab a 2-0 lead on a bucket from Tabby Wagner before the Indians answered with 11 straight points to lead 11-2 after the first stop.

Wabash would regroup at the time out and come out swinging, getting buckets from Alivia Short and a three from Hope Unger to cut the deficit to 11-9.  Mississinewa would lead 13-12 when they hit twice for a 17-12 lead. Two Wagner free throws and a bucket from Short made it 17-16 before a 5-0 run from the Indians made it 22-16. The last bucket of the quarter came from Short as Wabash trailed 22-18 at the half.

Mississinewa would get the first bucket of the second half before a second Unger three made it 24-21. The Indians would then stretch their lead to 32-23 and led 34-26 after three.

Mississinewa would get their first double digit lead to start the fourth quarter when they led 38-26 before an Abby Vinopal bucket and another from Unger made it 38-30. Unger would hit another long ball in the quarter but it wasn’t enough as the Apaches fell to the Indians 45-35.

Alivia Short & Hope Unger paced Wabash in scoring with 15 and 11 points while Kiley Stone pulled down 4 rebounds and Abby Vinopal handed out 3 assists to lead the Lady Apaches.

The Wabash junior varsity fell to Mississinewa 27-20.

Scoring : France 4, Truman 2, DeWitt 2, Stumbo 2, Johnson 4, Cordes 3, Westendorf 3.

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Scoring

# Athlete Name Pts FG FGA FG%
Team Totals 35 14 45 31
5 Kiley Stone (Sr) 0 0 1 0
12 Hope Unger (Sr) 11 4 9 44
13 Kaylee Graf (Sr) 0 0 1 0
22 Nici Gunderman (So) 0 0 6 0
23 Abby Vinopal (Sr) 2 1 4 25
35 Tabatha Wagner (Sr) 4 1 9 11
42 Mariah Wyatt (So) 3 1 3 33
44 Alivia Short (So) 15 7 12 58

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

# Athlete Name Off Def Tot Reb Ast Stls TO
Team Totals 9 21 30 12 11 24
5 Kiley Stone (Sr) 1 4 5 1
10 Maya Benysh (Jr) 1 2
12 Hope Unger (Sr) 1 1 2 1 5
13 Kaylee Graf (Sr) 1
22 Nici Gunderman (So) 1 4 5 1 4 4
23 Abby Vinopal (Sr) 1 1 4 1 2
35 Tabatha Wagner (Sr) 0 5 5 5 3
42 Mariah Wyatt (So) 3 2 5 6
44 Alivia Short (So) 3 4 7 1 3 2

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