Friday was a night the Lady Badger Basketball team would like to forget. Skidmore-Tynan broke their 14-game winning streak, defeating the injury-plagued girls 30-39.
The Lady Badgers began district action Tuesday against Poth (results will be in next week’s paper) and travel to Schulenburg this Friday.
But for Coach Burke Braun and the Lady Badgers, injuries have been a top concern. Key senior players Courtney Pieprzyca and Lani Pitts suffered ACL injuries, and junior Kayla Ramirez is just returning after knee surgery.
The girls had been on fire prior to Friday.
Dec. 4: KC 37-Sinton 23
Aileen Lunquist led with 12 points.
KC Tourney Nov. 29-Dec. 1
The girls won their own Karnes City Tournament Nov. 29-Dec. 1, with senior point-guard Aileen Lunquist earning all-tourney MVP.
They swept away the competition, first blowing away Odem 60-27. Sophomore Morgan Kelley and senior Khadeshia Hopkins shared the scoring spotlight with 16 apiece. The defense held the Lady Owls to single digits.
They then faced Jourdanton and defeated the Squaws 54-34.Lundquist had 13 points.
Lunquist’s 16 points propelled them to a third win over Pleasanton 59-40.
Finally, the edged out Cole High School 51-46 in the championship game. Lundquist again led with 16 points.