Lyle-Pacelli girls top Hope Lutheran

Published 10:45 pm Friday, February 10, 2012

Lyle/Pacelli's Maggie Lewison dribbles around a screen by teammate Madison Truckenmiller during the first half against Hope Lutheran Friday night at Pacelli. - Eric Johnson/

The Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team made three straight days of practice count as they came out strong and beat Hope Lutheran (7-9 overall, 5-9 SEC) 60-35 in Pacelli Gym Friday.

Lyle/Pacelli's Ann Rysavy contends with Hope Lutheran's Dakota Ellinghuysen for a rebound in the second half Friday night in Pacelli. - Eric Johnson/

“We didn’t play well at Medford (on Monday) and it was nice to get a solid win tonight,” LP head coach Brad Walter said. “We played with a lot of energy tonight.”

Eighth grader Sarah Holtz scored 19 points to lead LP (13-6 overall, 11-4 SEC).

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HL 11 24 — 35

LP 26 34 — 60

LP scoring: Sarah Holtz, 19; Ann Rysavy, 17; Madison Truckenmiller, 12; Courtney Walter, 3; Maggie Lewison, 3; Whitney Hinz, 2; Abby Leif, 2; Shakana Quelle, 2; free throws: 64 percent (9–for-14)