by Alyssa Heller
On Jan. 3 the Red Bud Lady Musketeers played against the Steeleville Lady Warriors. Having played them previously, the Lady Musketeers knew they had to play with a lot of heart.
In the first quarter of play, the Lady Musketeers poured in 16 points. Hannah Sievers and Hope Guebert tallied up four points each. Makayla Whelan, Lexi Amann, Sami Lucht, and Olivia Carle scored one, two-pointer each. The score at the end of the first quarter was 16-6, the Lady Musketeers were on top.
The Lady Musketeers did not slow down during the second quarter. They added another 18 points to their score. Makayla Whelan scored five points total. Claire Grohmann added a basket. She was also fouled and went two for two from the free throw line. Alyssa Heller sank one, three-pointer. Guebert tallied up three points. Sievers made one basket from the post. Carle was fouled and she went one for two from the free throw line. The score going into halftime was 34-10, the Lady Musketeers were still on top.
For more on the Lady Musketeers, please see this week’s print edition.