Lions pounce on H-BC girls

The Hills-Beaver Creek girls ran into an Iowa powerhouse when they entertained Central Lyon for a game Monday in Hills.

The visiting Lions lived up to their billing during the contest.

CL rolled to a 37-15 lead in the game’s first half and used a 27-20 scoring advantage in the second half to clinch a 64-35 victory over the Patriots.

“They have a good ball club that created a lot of issues for us,” said H-BC coach Jason Blosmo.

“We had our moments, but we just didn’t string enough of them together.”

Taylor Wingert paced H-BC offensively by netting 10 points.

Meghan Leuthold grabbed 11 rebounds and Hattie Van Wyhe registered five steals for the Patriots.

Box score

P.Leuthold 0 1 0-2 3, Hl.Van Wyhe 0 0 2-2 2, Westrum 1 1 0-0 5, Wingert 5 0 0-0 10, Ht.Van Wyhe 1 0 3-3 5, Esselink 1 0 0-0 2, M.Leuthold 3 0 2-3 8.

Team statistics

H-BC: 13 of 52 field goals (25 percent), seven of 10 free throws (70 percent), 34 rebounds, 23 turnovers.

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