FSHS girls drop 40-36 decision to Liberty
photo by: Carter Gaskins
The Free State girls dropped its home matchup with Liberty (Mo.) to fall to 1-1 on the season.
Tied after one quarter, the Firebirds overcame a five point halftime deficit in the third quarter to tie the game, but allowed Liberty to pull away to win by a 40-36 margin. Shannon Clarke, Sam Lawrence and Haley Hippe paced in scoring to net more than half the Firebirds points. Failing to capitalize from the line, Free State shot 2-of-10.
Free State (1-1) faces Blue Valley Southwest in the Olathe East tournament Thursday.
Olivia Nelson 8, Mary Mason 14, Riley Davies 1, Jillian Fleming 7, Aryonna Straws 10. Free throws 12-19.
Free State (36)
Evy Harrell 2, Shannon Clarke 11, Sam Lawrence 8, Ck Kesten 7, Haley Hippe 8. Free throws 2-10.
Liberty 10 8 11 11 – 40
Free State 10 3 16 7 – 36