Highlanders nip Lady Gorillas


Alexa Hannahs

Last Friday the Lady Gorillas played at home in a double header against the Scotland Highlanders. Going into half time the girls were down with a score of 36 to 30 but, the team couldn’t pull off the win. The game ended with a score of 63 to 57.

Lauren Svatos led the team with 17 points and followed by Ivy Ekroth with 14. The girls shot 91% from the free throw line making 10 out of 11 and 37% from the field. Emma Schweigert had 4 assists and, Megan Preslicka had 2. The team overall had 10 assists.

On the defensive side Schweigert led with 7 rebounds and Allison Ekroth followed with 6. A. Ekroth also helped the defense out with 2 blocks for the night.

  1. Ekroth said,” It was a sad loss being so close, but, hopefully we can build from it and get a win.”

The next game for the girls will be Thursday at home against Burke/South Central with JV starting at 6:30 p.m.