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July 11, 2020

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Girls' basketball: Koenig scores 23, BHS falls on road

By Sam Brauen www.blufftonpirates.com

(ARCADIA) – A balanced Arcadia team effort handed Bluffton girls basketball their third loss of the season by a 54-42 count.  The host Redskins had four players in double figures scoring 13, 12, 10, and 10 points respectively.  Bluffton was led by Alivia Koenig’s 23 points.  Averey Rumer added 10 and Katie Prater 6.  Bluffton is now 7-3 overall and is off until the new year. The Pirates had a four game winning streak snapped.

Arcadia led from the onset, taking a 15-12 lead after one quarter and extending the halftime lead to 32-27.  Rumer scored 9 of her 10 points in the first quarter, keeping Bluffton in the contest.  Koenig hit two three pointers in the second quarter, along with Prater.  Koenig poured in 14 second half points including all 7 fourth quarter points for Bluffton.

Individual Pirate Scoring
Alivia Koenig – 23 points, three 3s, 8/11 free throws
Averey Rumer – 10 points, 2/3 free throws
Katie Prater – 6 points, two 3s
Libby Schaadt – 2 points
Kayla White – 1 point

What’s Next
The Pirates will host Upper Scioto Valley on Thursday January 3 in a makeup game from early in the season.   The Rams are 1-8 on the season.