SHERBURNE – The Lady Marauders faced three six-footers from the Adirondack Wildcarts Tuesday night but they didn’t let that bother their hustle in the first ten minutes of play.
Contrary to what was on displayed on the scoreboard after the first quarter, Sherburne-Earlville showed that they could compete with anyone no matter the size of their opponent.
Holding Adirondack to 12, Sherburne-Earlville was still capable of bringing a comeback effort before the half to give themselves a chance against their undefeated opponent. While the Marauders had many opportunities to score, few shots fell through the net.
For the visiting team, everything was dropping in the second quarter as the Wildcats broke down the Marauders full-court press, getting easy shots at the rim to increase the gap despite S-E’s largest scoring quarter of the game. The Wildcats’ Camille Roberts hit a three-pointer before the half time buzzer sounded, answering the Marauders’ Sage Ashton from the other end.
The Marauders ended the game shooting 33-percent, hitting five from the beyond the arc but it was inside the three-point line where they struggled to get anything to fall, making it difficult to keep the game close.
Tessa Cole let the Marauders with 10 points while Kaitlin Furner chipped in seven and Ashton added six...