HICKSVILLE — The Lincolnview Lady Lancers traveled to the Red Zone at
Hicksville High School for a non-conference action against the Lady
Aces on Saturday afternoon.
Saturday afternoon was a celebration
day for the Lady Aces as Hicksville honored injured senior Chelsey
Taylor, who had broken the 1,000-point barrier against Wayne Trace on
Thursday. The Lady Aces rallied from a nine-point deficit in the fourth
quarter to pick up the 40-37 victory over the Lady Lancers.
Lady Aces got out to an early 4-2 lead with buckets from Addison Bergman
and Natalie Briskey. Lincolnview tied the game up with a basket from
Alena Looser. The Lady Lancers got a 3-pointer from Kayla Schimmoeller
and a layup from Olivia Gorman to increase the score to 9-4.
got a jumper from Katlyn Wendel to end the first quarter and two made
foul shots to open the second period to increase the Lady Lancers lead
to 13-6. Hicksville got a jumper from Briskey and a made foul shot from
Katelynn Berenyi to bring the score to 15-9, Lincolnview.
The Lady Lancers went into half time up 19-11 over the Lady Aces.
got back to back baskets from Bergman and Ashley Peter to cut the
Lincolnview lead to 19-15. The Lady Lancers went on an 8-2 run getting
two 3-pointers from Olivia Gorman and a jumper from Lakin Brant to put
the Lincolnview lead to 27-17.
Hicksville closed out the third quarter with hoops from Alexis Kerns and Bergman to decrease the Lady Lancers lead to 27-21.
Lady Lancers got a made foul shot from Maddie Gorman and a jumper from
Brant to bring the fourth quarter score to 30-21, Lincolnview.
Lady Aces went on a 7-0 run, which ended with a Bergman basket, to
bring the score to 30-27, Lincolnview, and the Lady Lancers used a
timeout at the 5:11 mark in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Lancers
built their lead up to 36-31 with 1:27 left in the fourth quarter. The
Lady Aces got a triple from Katelyn Bergman to cut the Lady Lancers lead
Lincolnview got a made free throw from Olivia Gorman to
give the Lady Lancers a three point lead, 37-34 with 48 seconds on the
clock., but Hicksville got a put back bucket from Addison Bergman with
29 seconds left.
After a Lincolnview turnover while trying to
inbound the ball, Hicksville was fouled and Briskey made the first of
two free throws. The second foul shot was missed and the Lady Aces got
the rebound. Micah Schroeder’s layup give the Lady Aces their first lead
since the first quarter as Hicksville went up 39-37.
couldn’t convert on the offensive end and was forced to foul the Lady
Aces. Berenyi drained the first foul shot to make the score 40-37 with
1.2 seconds left. Berenyi missed the second one on purpose and the
Lancers couldn’t get off a last second shot.
“It just came down to
the end we could inbound the ball against their press for whatever
reason. We just didn’t have it today. That is what happens when you
don’t have your best game, you can lose,” Lady Lancer head coach Dan
Williamson said. “We played hard enough to win, we did enough things
right to win, we just didn’t do enough things at the end to win. That
really cost us they made some big free throws at the end of the game and
they made some shots that they weren’t making earlier in the game. So
you have to give them credit: they stole this one from us; they deserve
With the 40-37 victory, Hicksville improves to 15-5 on the year and Lincolnview drops to 11-10 on the season.
Gorman 3-9 1-2 9, Katlyn Wendel 3-5 2-2 8, Alena Looser 1-9 0-0 2,
Kayla Schimmoeller 1-7 0-0 3, Lakin Brant 4-6 0-2 8, Frankie Carey 1-3
0-0 2, Maddie Gorman 2-6 1-3 5, Total 15-45, 4-9 37
Bergman 1-6 0-0 3, Natalie Briskey 2-5 1-5 5, Katelynn Berenyi 1-7 3-6
5, Addison Bergman 9-13 1-2 19, Ashley Peter 1-2 0-0 2, Micah Schroeder
1-4 0-0 2, Harlee Shuman 0-0 0-2 0, Alexis Kerns 2-4 0-0 4 Total 17-40,
Lincolnview 11 8 9 10 - 37
Hicksville 6 5 10 19 – 40
Field Goal: Lincolnview 3-13(O Gorman 2, Schimmoeller) Hicksville 1-9
(K Bergman) Rebounds: Lincolnview 21 (Schimmoeller 5) Hicksville 29 (A
Bergman 10) Assists: Lincolnview 8 (O Gorman 4) Hicksville 6 (Briskey 3)
Turnovers: Lincolnview 20, Hicksville 20 Fouls: Lincolnview 15,
Hicksville 13 JV: 46-27 Lincolnview