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.
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.