Trio of Lady Pirates Score 12 in Elida Win

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(ELIDA) – Katie Prater, Libby Schaadt and Averey Rumer scored 12 points each in a 44-25 girls basketball win at Elida.  The win improved Bluffton to 9-3 on the season. 

Keys to the Game

Bluffton put up an impressive 18 point second quarter to seize control of the game with a 25-12 halftime lead. 

Prater, Schaadt & Rumer combined to shoot 15/20 from the field. Prater was 3/4 from downtown.  As a team, Bluffton shot 45% from the field including a 15/27 effort on two point field goals. 

Bluffton owned the paint, outscoring the Bulldogs 30-14 and winning the rebounding battle 33-30.  Rumer was the top boarder with 13.

Individual Pirate Statistics
Averey Rumer – 12 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist
Katie Prater – 12 points, 3 threes, 2 rebounds, 1 assist
Libby Schaadt – 12 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals
Kayla White – 4 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Alivia Koenig – 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Laykin Garmatter – 2 points
Ashley Eachus – 1 rebound

Team Statistics
Bluffton
2FG 15/27 (56%)
3FG 3/13 (23%
Total FG 18/40 (45%)
Free Throws 5/10 (50%)
Rebounds 33
Turnovers 16

Elida
2FG 8/39 (21%)
3FG 2/9 (22%)
Total FG 10/48 (21%)
Free Throws 3/4 (75%)
Rebounds 30
Turnovers 14

What’s Next

Bluffton will travel to Lincolnview Thursday evening.  The Lancers are 3-8 overall and 0-2 in conference play. Bluffton is tied atop the Northwest Conference standings with Columbus Grove with a 3-0 record.  Spencerville is also undefeated in league play at 2-0.

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