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Timberwolf Girls Third At CRC

The Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves topped the Osceola Bulldogs 45-33 in girls basketball Monday, January 26 at York in the first round of the 2015 Crossroads Conference (CRC) Basketball Tournament in a win keyed by a 20-4 second-quarter edge.
The Timberwolves fell behind 12-10 after the first quarter, led 30-16 after the second quarter, and then led 35-26 going into the final period.
Exeter-Milligan improved its season mark to 10-6.
Exeter-Milligan connected on 2 of 10 three-point attempts and connected on 15 of 18 free throw attempts. The Timberwolves hit 14 of 52 field goals, while Osceola was 14 of 38 from the field. Osceola connected on 0 of 3 three-point tries and made 5 of 10 free throw attempts.
Exeter-Milligan held a 31-18 edge on the boards.
Individual Stats
Scoring- Howard 13, Hall 10, Pribyl 10, Bigelow 7, Horne 3, Thomsen 2.  Rebounds- Hall 10.  Assists- Bigelow 4, Horne 4.  Steals- Thomsen 7.
Team fouls-- Exeter-Milligan-12, Osceola-17.
E-M dropped a heartbreaker to Hampton in the CRC semi-finals on Thursday.  The Hawks led the contest through three-and-a-half quarters before the Timberwolves rallied and had several opportunities to pull off the win.  Hampton ended up hanging on by a point, 41-40, at the York City Auditorium on January 29.
Sydney Hall muscled in 12 points in the loss and Kelsey Bigelow added 11.  Amber Pribyl netted nine points for E-M.  Both Madison Horne and Marissa Howard added three points for the Timberwolves and Tara Mueller had two.
In the CRC girls consolation final, Exeter-Milligan powered past Meridian 39-26 on Friday, January 30.  The 11-7 Timberwolves led the Mustangs 20-16 at halftime and never looked back.
Marissa Howard paced the E-M offense with 10 points in the win. Kelsey Bigelow added eight points and Madison Horne swished home seven.  Sydney Hall scored six points in the consolation finals and Amber Pribyl added four. Both Maitlyn Thomsen and Tara Mueller scored two points in the 13-point win.