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Seventh graders sweep Ottumwa, split with SEC foes

By Justin Webster | Feb 15, 2018

No matter what day of the week the Fairfield seventh grade girls’ basketball team plays, they compete if not win.

Saturday Feb. 10 the squad went 3-0 with the “A”, “B” and “C” teams each beating Ottumwa.

The “A” score was 52-14 with Maggie Rayburn collecting 12 points and 16 points for a double-double to go with her two steals. Macy Rayburn also had 12 points, but seven boards. Other stat lines were: Maddy Greiner eight points, three rebounds and two steals; Coty Engle six points, six rebounds and four steals; Ashlyn Lisk six points, five rebounds and two steals; Emersyn Manley six points and four rebounds; and Brooke Miller four points, one rebound and one steal.

Fairfield’s “B” teamers were nearly as dominant in their defeat of the Bulldogs 31-8.

The well balanced stat lines were: Sara Kretz eight points, four rebounds and a steal; Myah Twohill six points and four rebounds; Morgan Amendt six points, one rebound and five steals; Sydney Wells four points and three rebounds; Emily Gerleman two points, five rebounds and a steal; Kiara Bickman three points, four rebounds and three steals; Dejanae Early two points, three rebounds and two steals.

The Trojan “C” team only plays two quarters because of small rosters, but still won 10-8 with Dejanae Early scoring eight points, grabbing four rebounds and making two steals. Other stat lines were: Emma Phillips two points and a steal; Stephanie Hook had two rebounds and Sydney Wells had a rebound.

 

Monday the “B” team beat Fort Madison 26-14 with the following stat lines: Emily Gerleman six points, three rebounds and four steals; Myah Twohill four points and five steals; Kiara Bickman four points and four rebounds; Sydney Wells four points; Dejanae Early four points and two steals; Emersyn Manley two points and three rebounds; Kate Pettit two points; Morgan Amendt four rebounds and three steals; and Sara Kretz had two rebounds.

The “A” team fell to the Bloodhounds 37-25, snapping their five-game winning streak.

Maddy Greiner had eight points, three rebounds and three steals; Macy Rayburn seven points, five rebounds and two steals; Maggie Rayburn six points, seven rebounds and two steals; Coty Engle two points, seven rebounds and a steal; Ashlyn Lisk two points, three rebounds and a steal; Emersyn Manley had five boards; and Brooke Miller had three rebounds.

 

Tuesday the “B” team won again, this time against Mt. Pleasant 21-16.

The mini Trojan contributors were: Emily German six points, four rebounds and four steals; Dejanae Early had six points and five rebounds; Kiara Bickman two points and seven rebounds; Sara Kretz two points and three rebounds; Morgan Amendt two points and two rebounds; Brooke Miller two points and a steal; Emersyn Manley one point and one rebound; and Sydney Wells three rebounds and a steal.

The “A” team fell for the second time in two days, but had a well balanced stat sheet: Maddy Greiner eight points, five rebounds and two steals; Macy Rayburn seven points, seven rebounds and a steal; Maggie Rayburn two points, eight rebounds and a steal; Brooke Miller two points, one rebound and a steal; Coty Engle three rebounds and two steals; Ashlyn Lisk three rebounds and two steals; Emersyn Manley three rebounds.

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