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Mekeel Christian advances to Class C title game.

 

(Game notes, play by play & full game video highlights)

 

 -Mekeel Christian rallied from 8 points down in the 2nd half and held off Greenville 51-49, in a game that featured 15 lead changes. The Lions advance to Friday night's Class C Sectional Championship game vs Cambridge at 6 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College. 

 

-Both teams started out cold and the first quarter ended with Greenville leading 11-6.

 

-Mekeel's Elizabeth Singleton scored 9 points in the 2nd quarter to help cut the deficit to 1 point, 20-19, at the half. Singleton led all scorers at the break with 13 points. Ava Fitzmaurice had 7 points and Natalie Krasney had 6 for Greenville.

 

-Greenville started the 3rd quarter on an 8-1 run to open up its largest lead of the night of 8 points 28-20 with 5:00 left in the period. Mekeel responded with its own 15-5 run, paced by 3 three-pointers from Madison Show and a buzzer beater basket off a steal from Rebekkah Dean, to go ahead 35-33 heading into the final period.

 

-After an Ava Fitzmaurice three pointer and 2 free throws by Skyla Van Fleet the Spartans turned a 1 point deficit into a 4 point lead with under 4 minutes left in the game. Mekeel then responded with 2 three-pointers from Rebekkah Dean to put the Lions back in front, 46-45, with 2:30 remaining in the game.

 

-2 successful free throw attempts by both teams put Mekeel back in front 48-47 with less than 2 minutes left in regulation. On Greenville's next possession, Rebekkah Dean came up huge again for Mekeel as she picked up a loose ball and went coast to coast for the layup to give the Lions enough cushion to hold on to the victory. 

 

 -Elizabeth Singleton led Mekeel Christian with 21 points, and Rebekkah Dean's strong 2nd half netted her 19 points on the night. 

 

-Natalie Krasney led Greenville with 16 points and Ava Fitzmaurice added 11 points.

 

Final scoring stats with full play by play HERE:

 

 

End 1Q

Halftime

End 3Q

Final

Greenville

11

20

33

49

Mekeel Christian Academy

6

19

35

51

 


Win % probability during the game.


Greenville video highlights

 

 

Mekeel Christian video highlights

  

Greenville

 

Mekeel Christian Academy

2

3PT SHOOTING

6

11-18

FREE THROWS

7-14

61%

FT %

50%

6

LEADS

9

8

LARGEST LEAD

4

     
 

Top Scorers

 
     

Greenville

Natalie Krasney #13

16

Greenville

Ava Fitzmaurice #14

11

Mekeel Christian Academy

Elizabeth Singleton #34

21

Mekeel Christian Academy

Rebekkah Dean #12

19

  

Greenville Lead Changes Mekeel Christian 
0 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Elizabeth Singleton #34 2 PT FG MADE [1Q 05:41] *** 2
2 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Madison Lilienthal #5 2 PT FG MADE [1Q 04:19] *** 4
5 *** Greenville: Meghan Misuraca #11 2 PT FG MADE [1Q 03:14] *** 4
16 *** Greenville: Ava Fitzmaurice #14 3 PT FG MADE [2Q 03:22] *** 13
16 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Rebekkah Dean #12 3 PT FG MADE [2Q 01:25] *** 17
18 *** Greenville: Natalie Krasney #13 2 PT FG MADE [2Q 01:14] *** 17
18 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Elizabeth Singleton #34 2 PT FG MADE [2Q 01:00] *** 19
20 *** Greenville: Ava Fitzmaurice #14 2 PT FG MADE [2Q 00:34] *** 19
33 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Rebekkah Dean #12 2 PT FG MADE [3Q 00:00] *** 35
35 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Elizabeth Singleton #34 2 PT FG MADE [4Q 07:18] *** 37
37 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Rebekkah Dean #12 2 PT FG MADE [4Q 06:11] *** 39
41 *** Greenville: Ava Fitzmaurice #14 3 PT FG MADE [4Q 04:09] *** 39
45 *** Mekeel Christian Academy: Rebekkah Dean #12 3 PT FG MADE [4Q 02:35] *** 46
47 Greenville: Kaitlin McGuinness #24 FT MADE [4Q 02:18] 46
47 Mekeel Christian Academy: Elizabeth Singleton #34 FT MADE [4Q 01:55] 48

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