Lady Tigers rally past Lady Raiders

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 30 December 2019 at 9:04 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Barker’s Sarah Outten tries to grab a rebound away from the Lyndonville duo of Savannah Poler and Karlee Rounds during the Lady Raiders loss to the visiting Lady Tigers this evening.

Trailing by four at the half, Lyndonville rallied to outscore host Barker 27-15 in the second half to claim a 44-36 non league victory this evening.

Trailing 21-17 at the half and 26-24 midway through the third period, Lyndonville put together a 10-4 run to close the quarter and take the lead for good at 34-30.

Lorelei Dillenbeck scored 7, including a three and two layups, to lead that rally which also included two free throws by Karlee Rounds and one by Ella Lewis.

Rounds also had a total of seven in the period including a three-point play and a layup which pulled Lyndonville even at 24-24.

Barker did regain the lead one last time at 26-24 on a rebound basket by Serena Harris but Lyndonville answered with the key 10-4 run to rally into a nine point, 49-40, lead heading into the final period.

Barker did pull to within four, 36-32, early in the final stanza on a jumper by Kylie Annable but Lyndonville answered with s 7-0 run on layups by Rounds and Lewis and a three by Dillenbeck to pull away for good.

Dillenbeck finished with a game high 16 to lead Lyndonville as Rounds added 11, Lewis 10, Savannah Poler 5 and Kaylee Nesbitt 2.

(Click here to see a video of Lyndonville’s Ella Lewis beating the defense down the court for a layup bucket.)

Harris led Barker with 10 as Sydnie Luckman had 9, Rachel Parfinski 7, Haleigh Mason 4 and Sarah Outten, Chloe Lee and Annable 2 each.

Barker led 13-12 at the end of a sea-saw first period which saw six lead changes.

Harris had a three and a two and Luckman a pair of baskets to lead the Lady Raiders in the early going while Dillenbeck hit two threes to keep the Lady Tigers close.

Barker increased its lead a bit to four, 21-17, at the half, but Lyndonville battled back with a 17-9 third period scoring edge to rally into the lead for good,

The win evens Lyndonville’s record at 3-3.

Lyndonville’s Karlee Rounds goes to the basket against Barker defenders Kathleen Babcock and Rachel Parfinski.