The Lady Lakers were on the road to Michigan this weekend playing back to back game with mixed results. The Lady Lakers took on the Lady Cougars from Kuyper College on Friday and came out with a 67 to 41 victory. That did improve their record to 13 and 7 for the season. The team started off a bit sluggish offensively against them, but played extremely well on defense holding the Lady Cougars to 14 points and went into the halftime with a 14 point lead. The second half the Lady Lakers came out and had some early fast breaks and executed their offense well to come with a 26 point victory.
Two Lady Lakers earned a double doubles for the game. Courtney Clavers had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Raelyn Woock had 10 points and 14 rebounds. Freshmen Amanda Kudick from Kewaunee WI had 12 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists.
The next day the Lady Lakers took on a very athletic Grace Bible College team losing the game 82 to 70. Grace totally controlled the boards for the game outrebounding the Lady Lakers 49 to 36. Many of the rebounds were on their offensive giving them second and third opportunities to score. The Lady Lakers showed plenty of energy on defense but losing the rebound battle cost them the game. You have to give the team credit for the hard work they did on the boards. The Lady Lakers found themselves down by twelve at the half with a 37 to 25 five score. The Lady Lakers fought back to within 5 point at one point but just could get any closer.
Leading the way for the Lady Lakers was Shanice Wilson with 18 points and 6 rebounds. Courtney Clavers and Lyndsay Holschbach added 9. Everyone on the roster had points in this game. The loss dropped the Lady Lakers to 13 and 8 for the season.
Next game is on the road to Indiana to play a ranked and very tough Indiana Northwest University team. Tip off time is 5:00pm. The following day the Lady Lakers will finally have a home game hosting Northland International University. Tip off time is 6:30 at the UW Manitowoc field house.