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MHS girls finish perfect in pool play

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 2nd, 2013

Mendota's Amy Devitt gets a shot up over the defensive pressure of Fieldcrest's Julia Jochums during action from the St. Bede Christmas Classic on Dec. 27. (Reporter photo)

PERU - Being able to score from anywhere on the court makes it tough for an opponent to defend. Fieldcrest found that out against Mendota on the second day of the St. Bede Lady Bruins Christmas Classic.

The Lady Trojans utilized a strong inside-outside game to roll past the Knights, 64-48, on Dec. 27 at Peru.

Mendota ran out to a 16-11 lead after the opening quarter as center Amy Devitt scored 10 of those points.

Devitt finished with 26 points, while Abby Bromenschenkel added 13 with a trio of three-point baskets.

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Mendota capped off a perfect 4-0 record in pool play with a 50-24 win over Henry on Dec. 28.

The Lady Trojans grabbed a 21-2 lead after the opening stanza and never looked back. MHS's lead was 37-9 at intermission and 48-19 after three quarters.

Devitt led the charge for the Lady Trojans with 22 points. Tori Schimmer added eight markers and Carroll had seven.

For the complete article see the 01-02-2013 issue.

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