Lipan girls drop 2nd straight

December 15, 2012

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The Lipan Lady Indians suffered a rare second consecutive loss Tuesday night when they fell 58-49 at Bowie.

The Lady Indians (13-2) led 40-28 with 10 minutes to play. Then, they went cold while Bowie ended the contest with a 30-9 run.

“I really don’t know what you say to that,” Lipan coach Amber Branson said.

Lanie Roberts led Lipan with 20 points, while Shauna Coleman posted a double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds).

The game was decided at the free throw line, where Bowie was 21-for-26 and Lipan was 5-for-10.

Each team made about half of their 2-point baskets (Lipan 19-for-39, Bowie 17-for-34), and struggled from 3-point range (Lipan 2-for-17, Bowie 1-for-8).

Bowie won the rebound battle 35-25 with a 9-8 offensive advantage. The Lady Indians forced 22 turnovers and committed 15 of their own.

Lipan’s other loss was 71-60 at home to Merkel on Dec. 7. Merkel is the No. 1 Class 2A team in the state, while Lipan is No. 1 in Class A Division II.

Girls basketball

Lipan 13 12 15 9 – 49

Bowie 14 10 10 24 – 58

Lipan (13-2) scoring – Lanie Roberts 20, Shauna Coleman 12, Tallen Halliday 6, Taylor Herrera 4, Kayla Wheeler 4, Rhiana Michou 2, Katelyn Martin 1.

3-pointers – Roberts 2.

Rebounds – Coleman 10, Halliday 5.

Assists – Michou 5, Roberts 4.

Steals – Coleman 5, Wheeler 5, Halliday 3.

Blocks – Coleman 4.

Free throws – Lipan 5-10, Bowie 21-26.

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