Bulldogs split with Louisburg at home
Baldwin 56, Louisburg 44
Free throws helped the Baldwin High girls’ basketball team avenge its only loss of the season at home Friday night.
The Frontier League battle was a physical one as both teams combined to shoot 48 foul shots. Baldwin (6-1) made 24 of 34 from the line as it won 56-44.
Louisburg cut a 12-point, fourth quarter Baldwin lead to five points with 4:34 remaining. Baldwin’s final nine points came from the foul line. Sisters Allison Howard an Monica Howard made the final free throws.
A. Howard led Baldwin with 13 points. Kailyn Smith also scored in double figures with 11 points.
Louisburg beat Baldwin on Dec. 10 in double overtime. Baldwin led for most of the game, but narrowly lost. The Bulldogs will play at Ottawa Tuesday.
B — 14 13 17 12 - 56
L — 6 12 17 9 – 44
Baldwin — Allison Howard, 13; Ramie Burkhart, 9; Myranda Behrens, 6; Katie Jones, 8; Kailyn Smith, 11; Callie Enick, 1; Monica Howard, 8.
Louisburg — Marisa Mackey, 6; Madison Wertz, 2; Brook Frazier, 5; Lark Hutchison, 18; Anna Bell, 9; Brook Vaughan, 4.
Louisburg 46, Baldwin 37
A six-minute drought late in Friday night’s game doomed the Baldwin High boys’ basketball team in its first home game of 2011.
The Bulldogs scored the final bucket of the third quarter with 1:20 remaining in the period. Their next basket came with 3:10 left in the game. During that stretch, Louisburg went on a 9-0 run to lead 38-28.
Louisburg (4-4) went on to beat Baldwin (3-3) 46-37. Friday’s game was the second matchup for the two Frontier League schools. Baldwin won the first one Dec. 10.
Justin Vander Tuig led Baldwin with 15 points. The Bulldogs will play at Ottawa Tuesday.
L — 14 7 8 17 – 46
B — 9 7 12 9 – 37
Louisburg — Kody Cook, 18; David Embers, 15; Garrett Griffin, 6; Ross Dvorak, 5; Tyler Ewy, 2.
Baldwin — Chad Berg, 6; Kyle Pattrick, 6; Britton Schroeder, 4; Cornell Brown, 2; Caleb Gaylord, 2; Dayton Valentine, 2; Justin Vander Tuig, 15.
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