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Lady Wolves Fall Short Against Malta Squad

Lady Wolves Fall Short Against Malta Squad Lady Wolves Fall Short Against Malta Squad

Several members of Wolf Point’s girls’ basketball team stepped up to contribute, but the Lady Wolves lost to a strong Malta team, 56-43, at home on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Malta took a 16-10 lead in the first quarter and increased the margin to 11 points during the second quarter.

The Wolves fought back on free throws by Sierra Hamilton and Azalei Ackerman. A hoop by Hamilton off a pass from Keeley Blount-Henderson and a pair of free tosses by J’Elle Garfield closed the gap to 28-23 at the half.

The M-Ettes accounted for 13 of 14 points during a run in the third quarter to earn a 4124 lead with 2:50 remaining in the period.

Blount-Henderson, a sophomore, then stepped up with a three-pointer and a turnaround shot for the Wolves. A drive by Katelyn MacDonald got the Wolves closer as they trailed 45-31 at the end of the quarter.

A three-point play by MacDonald resulted in a 48-34 score with 5:46 left. A three-pointer by Blount-Henderson put the score at 48-37.

Malta added eight points down the stretch for a 56-43 final.

Garfield led the Wolves with 15 points. Also scoring were Hamilton with nine, Blount-Henderson with eight, MacDonald with seven and Ackerman with four.

Leading Malta were Madison Williamson with 17 and Allison Kunze with 13 points.

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