Published On: Sat, Dec 1st, 2007

Wynot girls open year with pair of wins

Wynot — The Wynot Lady Blue Devils picked up a pair of conference wins as they downed the Newcastle Lady Raiders Thursday and Winside Friday.
On Thursday the Lady Blue Devils were able to pull away in the second half as they defeated their traditional rivals —Newcastle,  52-39.
The Blue Devils got balanced scoring led by Shelby Hans with 12 points and Sarah Schulte’s 10-point effort.

Shawna Wiepen and Rachel Wieseler added to the balanced attack with nine, and eight points, respectively.
Newcastle got 11 points from Brittney Peters and Taylor Pollard tallied 10 points.
The team battled evenly in the opening quarter but a Jennifer Tanderup trey gave the Lady Raiders a 14-12 early lead.
Ashley Schmidt ht a pair of baseline jumpers as Wynot rallied in the second quarter to earn a 23-21 halftime advantage.
Taylor Pollard connected for five third-quarter points for the Lady Raiders but Wynot’s Shawna Wiepen powered in six points for the Devils from the low block area and Wynot pushed out to a 35-29 lead after three periods.
Sparked by Shelby Hans’ six points and a pair of Rachel Wieseler put-backs off offensive rebounds, the Blue Devils went on a 17-9 run in the fourth quarter to pull away for the 52-39 win.
Wynot         12      11     12     17—52
Newcastle    14       7        8        9—39

Wynot- Shelby Hans, 12; Sarah Schulte, 10; Shawna Wiepen, 9; Rachel Wieseler, 8; Ashley Schmidt, 8; Kelli Koch, 4; Kara Sudbeck, 3. Newcastle- Brittney Peters, 11; Taylor Pollard, 10; Julia Mohr, 7; Jennifer Tanderup, 6; Rachel Hoesing, 5.
Wynot- Sarah Schulte, 6; Kelli Koch, 3.