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Fairfield girls outlast Lakers

 

Fairfield fended off an upset bid by visiting Lakeland, 48-42 in overtime in NECC girls basketball action last Friday night.

The contest was close throughout, with the hosts holding leads of 5-4, 13-12 and 22-20 at the first three period breaks. Lakeland then knotted the game at 36-all at the end of regulation.

Fairfield righted itself in the overtime session and out scored the Lady Lakers, 12-6 to seal its fourth league win in five decisions.

Jenna Kieper led the Lady Falcon effort with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Destiny Setterberg totaled 11 points and seven boards, while Brooke Mast had 10 points and six steals.

Abi Thompson threw in 12 points and snared seven rebounds for the Lady Lakers, who fell to 1-4 in the NECC and to 1-8 overall with the setback. Becca Levitz and Carlee Richardson hauled down nine and eight caroms, respectively.

GAME SUMMARY

Fairfield 38

Lakeland 42 (OT)

Scoring by quarters

    LL     4     8     8     16     6     -42

    FF      5     8     9     12   12    -48

Lakeland

Ashtin Kaminer 4, 0-1, 8; Becca Levitz 2, 2-2, 6; Carlee Richardson 1, 2-2, 4; Abi Thompson 6, 0-0, 12; Amanda Miller 1, 0-0, 2; Morgan Meyers 3, 0-0, 6; Sammy Thompson 1, 0-0, 2; Blake Mullet 0, 0-0, 0; Nicole McKibben 0, 0-0, 0; Michaela Moore 1, 0-0, 2; Totals 19, 4-5, 42

Three-point field goals 0; Rebounds 38 (Levitz 9, Richardson 8, A. Thompson 7); Steals 11 (Richardson 3); Assists 7 (Kaminer 2, Levitz 2, Richardson 2); Team Fouls 19 (Fouled Out: Kaminer)

Fairfield

Brooke Mast 2, 5-8, 10; Katie Yates 2, 1-2, 5; Destiny Setterberg 5, 0-0, 11; Jenna Kieper 3, 5-6, 13; Alexis Zook 0, 4-6, 4; Brittany Kitson 0, 0-0, 0; Madison Riley 1, 3-4, 5; Totals 13, 18-26, 48

Three-point field goals 4 (Kieper 2, Mast 1, Setterberg 1); Rebounds 34 (Kieper 10, Setterberg 7); Steals 10 (Mast 6); Assists 7 (Mast 3); Team Fouls 13 (Fouled Out: None)