By Rob Tetro
The Fulton girls’ varsity basketball team went 1-2 in its last 3 games and now have an overall record of 5-9.
On Jan. 24, Fulton rolled past Fowler, 50-29. Corcoran came away with a 48-40 win over the Lady Raiders Jan. 28. Chittenango held off Fulton, 43-41 Jan. 29.
Fulton got off to an impressive start in the Fowler game, outscoring their opponents by 14 points during the first quarter.
Even though Fowler cut into their lead during the second quarter, the Lady Raiders took a 23-10 lead into halftime.
Fulton added to its lead during the third quarter, outscoring Fowler by 7 points to push its lead to 20 points. The Lady Raiders outscored Fowler during the fourth quarter to cap off a 50-29 win.
Fulton was led by Nicole Hansen with 23 points, followed by Michaela Whiteman with 9, Sydney Gilmore with 7 and Courtney Parker added 5 points.
In the Corcoran game, the first period ended pretty even, with Corcoran leading by only 3. Then Corcoran added to its lead in the second quarter, outscoring Fulton to take a 25-21 halftime lead.
After both teams scored 12 points each during the third quarter, Corcoran had maintained its 4-point lead. But Corcoran was a little too much down the stretch, outscoring Fulton by 4 points to win by 8.
Leading the way for the Lady Raiders was Sydney Gilmore with 10 points, followed by Nicole Hansen with 8, Michaela Whiteman with 6, Courtney Parker chipped in 5 and Jennah Lamb, Mallory Clark added 4 points each and Hunter Hartranft chipped in 3 points.
Fulton jumped out to a 6-point lead over Chittenango during the first quarter of their game. Chittenango outscored the Lady Raiders during the second quarter, but Fulton still had a 24-19 headed into halftime.
Chittenango pulled ahead during the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Raiders by 8 points to take a 3-point lead. Then the Chittenango scoring machine continued in the fourth quarter and they beat Fulton by 2 points.
Fulton was led by Nicole Hansen with 17 points, followed by Courtney Parker and Michaela Whiteman with 9 points each.