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Lancer girls fall to Lima Central Catholic

Lincolnview girls’ basketball

LIMA — The Lincolnview girls’ basketball team traveled to Lima Central Catholic and lost to the Lady Thunderbirds 56-45 in a non-conference game on Thursday.

Julia Thatcher led the Lancers with 16 points, while Hannah McCleery added 10 points for Lincolnview and Ashton Bowersock scored 9 points.

Kayla Verhoff was LCC’s top scorer with 17 points, while Meredith Shepherd pumped in 14 points for the Lady T-Birds.

The Lancers actually outshot LCC from the field, making 16 of 34 field goal attempts (47 percent), versus an 18-of-42 field goal performance (42 percent) by the T-Birds. Lincolnview was 2 of 7 from three-point range (28 percent), while LCC hit 5 of 18 three-point attempts (27 percent). The T-Birds were better at the line, though, making 15 of 23 free throws (67 percent), while the Lancers were 11 of 18 from the line (61 percent).

Rebounding was a key factor in the game, with LCC bringing down 29 boards — including 12 offensive rebounds — to 15 for the Lady Lancers. Lincolnview also had more turnovers, 14-9, than the T-Birds.

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:11 am. FILED UNDER: Sports