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Hancock claims Pheasant Conference title with win over WHN

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Morris Sun Tribune
Hancock claims Pheasant Conference title with win over WHN
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The Hancock Owls girls basketball team defeated the Wheaton-Herman-Norcross Warriors 70-42 on the home court on Feb. 8. With this victory, the Owls claimed their fifth straight Pheasant Conference title.

Hancock played an outstanding first half and jumped out to a 41-14 lead at half-time while knocking down eight three-pointers to set the tone. In the second half they worked on various half court defenses.

Stat leaders were:

Illissa Koehl 25 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds

Courtney Greiner 15 points, 7 rebounds

Kendra Schmidgall 13 points, 5 steals, 5 assists

Aria Walstad 8 points, 8 assists

Olivia Koehl 5 points, 2 rebounds

Abby Ascheman 2 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals

Shae Brown 2 points

"As a team we shot 25 of 56 (45 percent) which includes 8 for 18 from three point land. We also shot an impressive 12 of 14 (86 percent) from the free-throw line." said coach Jodi Holleman. "This was an excellent team victory for the Lady Owls."

Hancock Dental Clinic sponsored the balls that were thrown out by the Varsity Players.

Morris Sun Tribune Staff