Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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December 24, 2013

Lady Pirates' 24-point loss not so lopsided

The Greensburg girls basketball team had a chance, in all aspects of the game, to knock off rival Batesville Friday night on the road.

The Lady Pirates trailed by four points, 38-34, at the third stop.

However, as if turning on a switch, the Lady Bulldogs went on a roll and outscored Greensburg 24-4 in the final eight minutes to post a 62-38 win.

Sophomore Keauna Schultz tallied a career-high 10 points to lead Greensburg. Junior Abbey Denton also scored 10 points, while junior Jessica Banaschak followed with eight. Sophomore Taylor McIntosh, who had to leave the game because of an injury, scored four points. Adding two points apiece were senior Joanna Redelman and juniors Emma Wolter and Chelsea Hersley.

Greensburg falls to 3-9 on the season, while Batesville is now 5-4.

The junior varsity Pirates fell to Batesville 33-19 in the first game. Sydney Meyer led her team with six points. Claire Fleetwood, Allie Geis and Kate Porter each followed with three points, while Savannah Harrison and Samantha Cain scored two apiece.

The JV Lady Pirates are now 6-6 on the season.

Greensburg next visits North Decatur this Friday, Dec. 27 for a Tree City showdown. The JV tips off at 6 p.m.

Contact Nick Gonnella at (812) 663-3111, x7003.

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