Lady Wildcats struggle against East Newton

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Cassville Lady Wildcats dropped a Big 8 Conference game to visiting East Newton on Feb. 7. A 50-19 offensive struggle for the Lady Wildcats saw Cassville score less than 20 points for the second time in a 1-3 skid over the last two weeks.

Cassville managed only 6 points in the entire first half.

East Newton's Emily Brummett poured in a game-high 17 points.

Scoring for Cassville: Emily Speakman, 11 points; and Sydney Curnes and Lindsay Nolan, 4 each.

Scoring for East Newton: Brummett, 17 points; Kourtney Brewster, 11; Laura Hopper, 8; Shelbey Thomlinson, 6; Haley Heilig, 4; and Whitney Thomlinson and Sarah Harper, 2 apiece.

Cassville slipped to 11-12 on the season with just one game remaining before the district tournament. The Lady Wildcats complete the regular season with a Valentine's Day visit to Seneca on Thursday, Feb. 14.

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