Liberty Girls Basketball Secure First Win of the Season

The Liberty Lightning Girls Varsity Basketball Team won their first game of the year last Friday, 12.13.19.

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Last Friday, December 13th, the Liberty Girls Varsity Basketball Team secured their first win of the season on a home game versus the Waterloo East Trojans. The victory is also the team’s first Mississippi Valley Conference win of the year. 

The girls beat the Trojans 66-41 and showed off impressive offensive skills throughout the game. Leading the team with 8 rebounds and the second highest scorer with 11 points was senior Isabel Smith. Freshman Keiko Ono-Fullard and senior Neshy Byrd both put up 9 points individually, and Sam McPherson, senior, led the team with 7 assists.

The girls visit Western Dubuque in a conference game tomorrow, Tuesday, December 17th, tipping off against the Bobcats at 6 PM. 

Top Performer

Liberty freshman Avery Gaudet led the offense with 19 total points and had 5 assists. Gaudet also proved effective on defense with 3 steals and 3 defensive rebounds.