Lady Tigers rally past Lady Raiders
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.