|Siefker, Beining lead Lady Green past Rockets|
|Written by Bob Weber|
|Wednesday, January 16, 2013 3:30 PM|
The home Rockets came out strong in the first quarter and battled the Lady Green to a 7-7 tie after the first eight minutes of play. The Lady Green, struggling to find its offensive flow, got five of the seven first-quarter points from 6-2 senior Abby Siefker. On the other hand, the Lady Rockets notched their seven points through a deep 3-ball by 5-6 senior Ashley Williams and two points off the bench from both juniors Olivia Maag and Ashley Alt.
Lady Green head coach Dave Kleman knows he needs to prepare for everybody to throw their best shot at his team: “We kind of expect everybody’s best shot, especially early. You could tell when they were warming up that they were ready to play. We absorbed the blow in the first quarter and gave a lot back to them compared to what they threw at us the first eight minutes.”
The second quarter saw the Lady Green start g on track with their inside-outside game as Siefker connected on five more points, followed by 6-0 senior Rachel Beining with four points. Senior Rachel Turnwald and junior Taylor Mangas buried threes of their own, helping the Lady Green pull away to a 22-13 lead at halftime.
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