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.


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.


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