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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.

LAKE MICHIGAN 41

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

CASSOPOLIS 35

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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