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Lake Michigan rallies to edge Rangers

Published 6:49pm Thursday, December 22, 2011

CASSOPOLIS — Once again the Cassopolis girls basketball team was unable to hold an early lead and the result was a 41-35 loss to visiting Lake Michigan Catholic Tuesday night.

The Rangers (2-4) led 12-7 after one quarter, but were outscored 16-10 in the second quarter as the Lakers (6-1) close the gap to 22-21 at halftime.

Lake Michigan Catholic held a 10-4 advantage in the third period to take a 31-26 lead into the final stanza and then edged the Rangers 10-9 in the scoring column to earn the six-point victory.

Laura Sifrig had a game-high 16 points for the Lakers, who also got seven points from Lauren Visin.

Courtney Moore led Cassopolis with 15 points. Savannah Sullivan added 10 for the Rangers.


Brea Osborn 2; Laura Sifrig 16; Meghan Landeck 6; Lauren Visin 7; Madi Svec 2; Hayley Barker 0; Rachel Lhotka 2; Alex Raklovits 0; Mary Vojtko 6. TOTALS: 15 6-12 41


Tammy Lee 5; Bre Coleman 1; Jessica Waldschmidt 0; Jameka Eleazor 1; Savannah Sullivan 10; Jade Gatson 1; Courtney Moore 15; Jocelyn Transou 2. TOTALS: 12 10-19 35

Lake Michigan 7 21 31 41

Cassopolis 12 22 26 35

3-point baskets: Lake Michgian 5 (Sifrig 2, Landeck 2, Visin), Cassopolis 1 (Sullivan). Total fouls (fouled out): Lake Michigan 14 (none), Cassopolis 15 (Coleman, Eleazor). Varsity records: Lake Michigan 6-1, Cassopolis 2-4

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