Girls basketball: Indians come up short in nonconference contest

Jan. 21, 2009

Menomonee Falls competed well against visiting Waukesha West on Jan. 13, but struggled from the foul line and fell short, 52-47, to the Wolverines.

“We seemed to struggle with a lot of things that were just out of our control,” Indians coach Craig Amundson. “We’d make a pass that looked to be right on and we can’t find the handle. We get a great look inside and the ball rolls outs. We’d get a rebound and lose it out of bounds.

“It was just frustrating, because we played hard, communicated well and did a lot of other things right.”

The Indians, who made just nine of 19 free throws, fell to 4-8 overall entering this week. A league game with West Allis Hale was postponed Jan. 16 and rescheduled for Jan. 20.

Falls fell behind, 15-12, after one quarter but fought back to take a small lead in the third.

“But we missed some free throws that could have extended the lead,” Amundson said, “and they got out on transition really well.”

West helped itself by hitting by shooting 16-of-25 from the free-throw line.

Junior Stephanie LeSage, making her first start of the season, tied senior Angela DeVillers for the team lead with 12 points. LeSage scored just five points in the Indians’ previous 11 games.

Carly Anderson chipped in with 10.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.

Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Getting to know Dennis Farrell 11/24

» Scion Dental awarded the management of 650,000 through Maryland Healthy Smiles program 11/24

» Germantown girls basketball team will build around Schmitz 11/24

» Menomonee Falls girls basketball team getting more experience every day 11/23

» Transit service may drop bus loop to Germantown Industrial Park 11/23

» Momentum Early Learning to open by year-end in Germantown 11/22

» Shady Lane Elementary offers students buddy bench on playground 11/22

» Three seats on Germantown School Board up for election in April 11/22

» Kohl's, Bartolotta team up to service Menomonee Falls corporate campus 11/22

» Alto-Shaam granted Patriot Award for support of employee in the National Guard 11/20

» Germantown High School students earn $100,000 grant for teen driving safety efforts 11/20

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

» Social Haus proposal for Menomonee Falls moves forward with extended indoor, limited outdoor hours 11/17

» Taxpayers in Germantown to see taxes creep up for '16 11/17

» Germantown officials approve zoning code changes prompted by controversial development proposal 11/17

» Germantown football team competitive in rebuilding year 11/17

» Germantown's Siebenaller states her case, sets more swimming records 11/17

» Germantown volleyball season ends in state quarterfinals 11/16

» Tender Reflections breaks ground on assisted living community in Germantown 11/16

» Menomonee Falls Food Pantry needs donations now more than ever 11/16

» Germantown taxes could go up slightly in '16 11/16

» Menomonee Falls taxpayers to see flat rate in '16 11/16

» Brookfield East rallies to beat Germantown, 3-2, in state volleyball quarterfinals 11/13

» Road work on Pilgrim Road in Menomonee Falls nears completion 11/12

» Plans for Performing Arts Pavilion in Germantown earn stamp of approval 11/11

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss



Local Business Directory



Most Popular