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ONE BAD QUARTER: Palmyra beats Lower Dauphin with 19-0 run in second stanza

Posted 12/30/13

 

Forget the second quarter, and the Lower Dauphin girls’ basketball team was as good as undefeated Palmyra on Monday, Dec. 23.

However, the Falcons fell, 49-37, in a game that was determined by a 19-0 second-quarter Palmyra run – …

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ONE BAD QUARTER: Palmyra beats Lower Dauphin with 19-0 run in second stanza

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LDgirlsBBALLForget the second quarter, and the Lower Dauphin girls’ basketball team was as good as undefeated Palmyra on Monday, Dec. 23.

However, the Falcons fell, 49-37, in a game that was determined by a 19-0 second-quarter Palmyra run – and perhaps just one unusual play.

With the Cougars leading just 15-10 and 4:40 remaining in the second quarter, Palmyra’s Kate McClellan was fouled in the act of sinking a 3-point shot from the corner. She then sank two free throws – and though it was her only scoring play of the game, it doubled the Palmyra lead to 20-10.

“I thought that was the key to the game,” said Lower Dauphin Coach Bob Heusser. His team started to panic offensively, running an offense that was too aggressive, Heusser said.

 

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