On Saturday, January 25th, the Girls JV Basketball Team hosted Hudson High School. The Bears lost to the Explorers in a wild quadruple overtime game 57 to 56. The Bears and Explorers gave everything they had in an exciting, exhausting and draining game.
Lizzie Koetter scored the Bears only basket in the first overtime with a driving floating layup. Keira O’Callahan made a three pointer along with an Antonella Palmeiro steal and layup in the second overtime. Keira O’Callahan scroed all four points in the third overtime with a three pointer and a free throw. And in the last overtime, Lizzie Koetter and Antonella Palmiero both made baskets. The Explorers would make both free throws with 8 seconds left to steal the game away from the Bears in the last overtime.
Antonella Palmiero led the way in scoring with a career high 22 points including 6 three pointers. Lizzie Koetter scored 17 points. Keira O’Callahan finished with 12 points including 3 three pointers. Julia Liptak and Mehakveer Kandola each had 2 points. Reagan Novey added a free throw to finish out the scoring for the Bears.
The Girls JV Basketball Team record is now at 7 wins and 9 losses. Come cheer them on as they host Barberton High School on Monday, January 27th at 5:30 PM. GO BEARS!!