Lyle-Pacelli girls finish on a strong notePublished 10:16pm Saturday, February 22, 2014
The No. 5 ranked Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team wrapped up its regular season with a Southeast Conference championship as it beat Spring Grove (18-7 overall, 16-2) 71-44 in Lyle Saturday.
Sarah Holtz poured in 27 points for the Athletics (23-0 overall, 18-0 SEC) and Brooke Walter scored 16 points, while hitting four 3-pointers.
LP has now rattled off 27 straight wins in the SEC and the team will open the Section 1A West tournament as a No. 2 seed when it hosts No. 7 Grand Meadow Thursday at 7 p.m. LP won both regular season meetings with GM.
SG 25 19 — 44
LP 42 29 — 71
LP scoring: Sarah Holtz, 27; Brooke Walter, 16; Madison Truckenmiller, 12; Ann Rysavy, 11; Courtney Walter, 3; Bethany Strouf, 2