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Fulton girls basketball team tops Fowler 49-24

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.

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Fulton girls basketball team loses to CBA, Whitesboro

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton girls varsity basketball team played two games on back-to-back days this week.

The Lady Raiders took on Christian Brothers Academy Monday and Whitesboro Tuesday. Unfortunately for Fulton, both teams proved to be superior opponents.

Following the losses, the Lady Raiders took on Fowler yesterday, which was their third game in five days.

Christian Brothers Academy got off to a solid start. CBA led  41-15 going into halftime. Christian Brothers Academy remained consistent during the third quarter, outscorng Fulton by 12 points to take a 38-point lead into the fourth quarter.

To the Lady Raiders’ credit, they battled valiantly. Though they were able to cut into the deficit during the fourth quarter, Christian Brothers Academy’s lead proved to be insurmountable as they came away with a 68-32 win.

Fulton was led by Nichole Hansen, who scored seven points. Michaela Whiteman, Jessica Hudson and Taylor Duda all finished with five points each. Christina Pensabene, Courtney Parker, Cheyenne Brien and Michelle Gorea combined to score 10 points.

Fulton display a stronger effort when it took on Whitesboro. After a competitive first quarter, Whitesboro led the Lady Raiders by only a point. Fulton got that point back during the second quarter to even the game at 26-26 going into halftime.

Whitesboro got off to a solid start to begin the second half, holding Fulton to only four points during the third quarter while building a 13-point lead.

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