DAYTON — The Wilmington High School girl basketball team lost a close one to Dayton Carroll 40-37 Monday in a non-league contest.
The loss ends a modest two-game win streak for the Hurricane (2-3). Two of Wilmington’s losses have been by a combined five points.
Carroll (2-4) ends a four-game losing streak with the victory. The Patriots have now been involved in four one-possession games. After losing three in a row by six total points, Carroll was finally on the other side of the ledger.
The Patriots grabbed an early lead, up 12-5 after one. Wilmington rallied within 20-18 at halftime but fell back 32-28 after three periods.
Katie Murphy led WHS with 14 points. Caroline Diels grabbed a team-best seven rebounds.
Taylor Noszka came off the bench with a solid outing of four points, four rebounds, three assists and four steals.
Dec 5, 2022
@Carroll High School
Carroll 40, Wilmington 37
(37) WILMINGTON (fg-3fg-ft-tp) C. Diels 2-1-1-6 Martin 4-0-3-11 Murphy 5-2-2-14 Robinson 0-0-0-0 Tippett 1-0-0-2 Noszka 2-0-0-4 TOTALS 14-3-6/11-37
FIELD GOALS: W (14-40) Martin 4-7 Noszka 2-5)
3 PT FIELD GOALS: W (3-12) Murphy 2-6 C. Diels 1-3)
FREE THROWS: W (6-11) Martin 3-3
REBOUNDS: W-22 (C. Diels 7 Noszka 4 Robinson 4 Murphy 3 Martin 3)
ASSISTS: W-10 (Noszka 3 Tippett 3)
STEALS: W-11 (Noszka 4 Murphy 3 C. Diels 2 Tippett 2)
BLOCKED SHOTS: W-0