Goshen holds off Wilmington for 36-31 win


GOSHEN — In a low scoring game, Goshen held on to defeat Wilmington 36-31 Thursday in SBAAC American Division girls basketball action.

The Warriors led 12-5 after one period and were up by as many as 16 points in the second quarter.

The two teams combined for 27 points in the second quarter, not far off the 40 points they scored in the other three frames.

Wilmington was unable to overcome its early deficit despite pulling within three late in the game.

“(They) fought hard,” WHS coach Zach Williams said. “Had chances to win and came up short.”

Katie Murphy and Elle Martin had nine points each for Wilmington. The Lady Hurricane played again with starter Sophie Huffman.

Wilmington is 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the American Division. Goshen goes to 4-3 in all games and 2-2 in the league. Western Brown leads the American with a 4-0 record.

SUMMARY

December 16, 2021

@Goshen High School

Goshen 36 Wilmington 31

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(31) WILMINGTON (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Schuster 1-0-0-2 Robinson 1-0-3-5 Noszka 0-0-0-0 Diels 1-1-3-6 Martin 3-3-0-9 Murphy 3-1-2-9 TOTALS 9-5-8/13-31

(36) GOSHEN (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Strunk 1-1-0-3 Shafer 6-2-4-18 Hampton 0-0-0-0 Hopper 0-0-0-0 Geary 0-0-0-0 Mulvihill 2-0-0-4 Smiley 0-0-0-0 Myers 1-1-0-3 Noland 2-0-0-4 Redmon 2-0-0-4 TOTALS 14-4-4/6-36

FIELD GOALS: G (14-43) Shafer 6/11

3 PT FIELD GOALS: G (4-17) Shafer 2/4

FREE THROWS: G (4-6) Shafer 4-4

REBOUNDS: G-36 (Redmon 6 Hopper 6)

ASSISTS: G-9 (Hopper 4)

STEALS: G-5

BLOCKED SHOTS: G-3 (Noland 2)

TURNOVERS: G-21

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