Thunderbirds defeat Cardinals
By Holly Neumann
The Iola-Scandinavia girls’ basketball team beat the Pacelli Cardinals 40-30 in Central Wisconsin-Eight Conference play on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Thunderbirds came back from a 21-16 half time deficit to win.
Katherine Mueller and Amanda Klasinksi each scored five points for the Cardinals, while Leighten Fischer poured in nine points for the Thunderbirds in the first half.
Iola-Scandinavia was able to hold Pacelli to only nine points in the seconded half.
Fischer, along with teammate Kendall Johnson, combined for 21 points in the second half to secure the win for the T-Birds.
Topping the scoring for Pacelli was Klasinksi with seven points, followed by Julia Grygleski with six.
Leading the way for Iola-Scandinavia was Fischer with 20, followed by Kendall Johnson with 10.
The T-Birds will travel to Shiocton on Feb. 16 to take on the Chiefs.