Lady Badgers edge Coleman

(Kim Gill Photo) Niagara's Jaida Maki (33) shoots against Coleman during Friday’s M&O game.

NIAGARA, Wis. — Behind three players in double figures, and double-doubles from Jessica Oratch and Josie Rock, Niagara defeated Coleman 50-45 on Friday in a Marinette-Oconto Conference tilt.

Alyssa Cretton led all scorers with 17 points for the Badgers, who improve to 8-3 on the season. Head coach Karl Lamoreaux’s squad, who scored first in the ball game, also led 29-20 at half, and had the lead throughout the game.

Hailey Ziemer led the Cougars in scoring with 15 points, with Cameron Compe chipping in 10 points in the losing effort.

Oratch’s double-double consisted of 12 points and 18 rebounds, while Rock, a freshman, had 11 points and 11 rebounds for her double-double.

The Badgers return to action on Thursday when they travel to Crivitz for another M&O matchup.

Coleman 20 25 — 45

Niagara 29 21 — 50

COLEMAN: Helache 2, Champange 5, List 9, Ziemer 15, Zeitler 4, Compe 10. FT: 11-19. F: 22. 3-point FG: List (3), Champange. Fouled Out: None. Rebounds 38. Steals 12

NIAGARA: Champange 2, Cretton 17, Maki 8, Oratch 12, Rock 11. FT: 18-29. F: 19. 3-point FG: None. Fouled Out: None. FG shooting: 16-48. Rebounds 47 (Oratch 18, Rock 11). Steals 12 (Cretton 4).


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