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Ellison nets 14 as Rangers sting Bridgman

Published 8:53pm Thursday, February 23, 2012

BRIDGMAN — Visiting Cassopolis squared its girls basketball record at 9-9 Thursday (Feb. 16) night with a 50-38 victory over Bridgman in Lakeland Conference action.

The Rangers (9-9, 6-5 Lakeland) slowly pulled away from the Bees (5-13, 1-10 Lakeland). Cass led 12-7 after one and 27-21 at the intermission.

The Rangers outscored Bridgman 23-17 in the second half to earn the 12-point victory.

Reese Ellison led Cassopolis with 14 points. Breanna Coleman added 12 and Courtney Moore 10.

Niki Strefling led the Bees with 14 points.

CASSOPOLIS 50

Tammy Lee 1 5-8 8, Breanna Coleman 5 0-0 12, Jessica Waldschmidt 1 0-0 2, Jameka Eleazer 1 0-0 2, Savannah Sullivan 0 0-2 0, Courtney Moore 4 2-4 10, Jocelyn Transou 1 0-0 2, Reese Ellison 6 2-7 14. Totals: 19 9-21 50

BRIDGMAN 38

Lindsay Lowery 2 1-6 6, Mikayla Lechenet 3 3-3 9, Rachel Stemm 0 0-1 0, Niki Strefling 5 0-0 14, Sam Wagner 2 3-4 7, Lexy Deckert 1 0-1 2. Totals: 13 7-15 38

Cassopolis 12 27 38 50

Bridgman 7 21 29 38

3-point baskets: Cassopolis 3 (Lee 1, Coleman 2), Bridgman 5 (Strefling 4, Lowery 1). Total fouls (fouled out): Cassopolis 18 (none), Bridgman 20 (Strefling).

Varsity records

Cassopolis 9-9, 6-5 Lakeland; Bridgman 5-13, 1-10

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