AGWSR girls fail to finish

AGWSR’s Alyssa Hames puts up a shot while being heavily defended at Janesville last week. (Scott Bierle/Mid-America Publishing)

JANESVILLE – Seventh-ranked Janesville scored seven of the game’s final eight points to beat the No. 6 in Class 1A AGWSR girls.

A back-and-forth fourth quarter finished in favor of the Wildcats as the two teams traded the lead eight times over the final eight minutes. The Cougars last advantage was 50-49 on a MaKenna Kuper basket. Janesville’s Lily Liekweg then hit back-to-back buckets for a 53-50 lead and after a Rachel Sicard free throw, the hosts made three free throws over the final 1:17. Liekweg accounted for the host’s final seven points.

“It is frustrating with the fact we still had to many unforced errors,” said AGWSR coach Laurie Gann...

The full story appears in the Jan. 9 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.