Fulton girls basketball team overwhelms Homer 51-24

200286940-001by Rob Tetro

The Fulton girls varsity basketball team won in convincing fashion when it took on Homer Dec. 21.

Fulton held Homer to an average of six points per quarter as the Lady Raiders cruised to a 51-24 win.

Fulton wasted little time dashing any hope Homer had for an upset. The Lady Raiders jumped out to a 12-point first quarter lead. During the second quarter, Fulton outscored Homer by nine points to take a 21-point halftime lead at 32-11.

Despite an improved effort by Homer during the second half, the Lady Raiders remained consistent. They outscored Homer by three points during the third quarter to bring their lead to 24 points. During the fourth quarter, the Lady Raiders outscored Homer by three more points to cap off the 27-point win.

Fulton was led by Jessica Hudson, who scored 15 points. Christina Pensabene scored 11 points and Nicole Hansen and Michaela Whiteman each scored seven points.

Taylor Duda, Michelle Gorea and Sydney Plato combined to score 11 points for the Lady Raiders.

With the win, Fulton’s record improves to 3-3.

Fulton will begin the 2013 portion of its schedule with games against Whitesboro Jan. 2 and Cortland Jan. 4.

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