by Rob Tetro
Consistent play proved to be key in the Fulton girls varsity basketball team’s win against Fowler Dec. 14.
The Lady Raiders jumped out to a double-digit lead during the first half en route to a 49-24 win over Fowler.
Fulton got off to an impressive start and didn’t look back. The Lady Raiders had an 11-point lead over Fowler by the end of the first quarter.
Fulton didn’t back down during the second quarter. They outscored Fowler by seven points to take an 18 point lead into halftime at 30-12.
The Lady Raiders kept it going during the second half as well. They outscored Fowler by eight points during the third quarter to extend their lead to 26 points.
Despite facing a superior opponent, Fowler battled to the end. Unfortunately for Fowler, The Lady Raiders’ lead proved to be too much to overcome as Fulton cruised to the 25-point win.
The Lady Raiders were led by Christina Pensabene, who scored 13 points. Nichole Hansen followed Pensabene with nine points and Michaela Whiteman added eight points.