SCPA: Lions top Bethany Academy

Contributed photo by Valerie MeyerSt. Croix Preparatory Academy’s Lita Schollmeier tosses a pass up the court duing Thursday’s victory over Bethany Academy.

Contributed photo by Valerie Meyer
St. Croix Preparatory Academy’s Lita Schollmeier tosses a pass up the court duing Thursday’s victory over Bethany Academy.

BAYTOWN TOWNSHIP — St. Croix Prep closed out the first half on a 10-2 run to break open a close game before pulling away for a 51-24 nonconference girls’ basketball victory over Bethany Academy on Thursday.

Lita Schollmeier hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead the Lions (2-5), who will face host Mounds Park Academy in its holiday tourney on Thursday at 1 p.m.

 

Bethany Academy            12            12            —            24

St. Croix Prep            23            28            —            51

 

Bethany Academy (pts): Amanda Frost 7, Karlie Ray 7, Rachael Chant 2, Alyssa Miller 4 and Amanda Vetsch 4.

St. Croix Prep: Emily Walsh 9, Lita Schollmeier 16. Rose Kaetterhenry 10, Mallory Boychuk 4, Claudia Schulte 2 and Grace Kaetterhenry 10.

3-pointers: BA (1): Frost; SCPA (5): Walsh and Schollmeier 4.

Free throws: BA, 3-6; SCPA, 0-0.

Fouls: BA, 7; SCPA, 15.

Fouled out: none.

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