Fulton’s season ends with loss in sectional quarterfinals

Fulton’s Sydnee Plato attempts a 3-point shot during Tuesday’s Section III Class A second-round game against Jamesville-DeWitt. The Lady Raiders lost 50-20 to end their season with a 10-10 record.
Fulton’s Sydnee Plato attempts a 3-point shot during Tuesday’s Section III Class A second-round game against Jamesville-DeWitt. The Lady Raiders lost 50-20 to end their season with a 10-10 record.

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton girls varsity basketball team’s season concluded with a loss to top-seeded Jamesville-DeWitt in the quarterfinals of the Section III Class A playoffs Tuesday.

Jamesville-DeWitt quickly built a large lead and cruised to a 50-20 win.

In the first quarter, Fulton was unable to get onto the scoreboard as Jamesville-DeWitt built an 8-0 lead.

During the second quarter, Jamesville-DeWitt outscored Fulton by 14 points to take a 22-point lead into halftime at 28-6.

Fulton proved to be more competitive during the second half. They were outscored by four points during the third quarter as Jamesville-DeWitt expanded its lead to 26 points. Unfortunately for the Lady Raiders, the deficit they faced proved to be insurmountable

Fulton’s Christina Pensabene looks to pass the ball during Tuesday’s Section III Class A second-round game against Jamesville-DeWitt. Pensabene scored points in the 50-20 loss to top-seeded Jamesville-DeWitt.
Fulton’s Christina Pensabene looks to pass the ball during Tuesday’s Section III Class A second-round game against Jamesville-DeWitt. Pensabene scored points in the 50-20 loss to top-seeded Jamesville-DeWitt.

Leading the way for Fulton was Jessica Hudson, who scored six points. Christina Pensabene scored four points while Taylor Duda, Michaela Whiteman, Sydney Gilmore, Michelle Gorea and Nichole Hansen chipped in two points each.

The Lady Raiders season comes to an end with a final record of 10-10 overall and a 5-7 record in division play.

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