Wauseon’s 19-0 Run Downs Evergreen in Girls Basketball
With five minutes still remaining in the second quarter, Evergreen Senior guard Bekah Bowser nailed a shot from three-point range to give the Lady Vikings their first lead of the game at 24-23. Wauseon’s response was fast, fierce and furious as the Lady Indians finished the quarter with 18 straight points then added another to start the second half for a 19-0 run in route to a 62-49 NWOAL road victory.
The matchup in Evergreen’s “Big House” featured two of the league’s better teams, both coming in with 3-1 league records and the NWOAL’s top two scorers in Wauseon’s Marisa Seiler averaging 20.7 points-per-game and Bowser at 17.2 PPG.
The contest was close for the first 11 minutes with Wauseon holding a 19-17 lead after the first quarter then Evergreen, down 23-19, scoring five straight to take a short-lived one-point advantage. And the came the blitz, led by Seiler who scored 10 of her 18 first half points in the second quarter and the Lady Indians led 41-24 at halftime.
Evergreen battled back in the second half and actually outscored Wauseon 25-21 but could not pull any closer than 11 points in suffering their second league loss of the season.
Seiler, in line for NWOAL Player of the Year, led all players with 32 points. Autumn Pelok scored 15 points, Hayley Meyer had nine and Kaden Carroll added six for Wauseon.
Bowser scored 20 points for Evergreen, 12 of those coming on four three-pointer, as she extended her school record for three-point shot made. Macy Chamberlin had 15 points, Addison Ricker added eight, Lucy Serna had four and Jocelyn Shuster had two.
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