No. 4 Claire Obst goes for a layup during the Jan. 16 game against the CACHS Knights. The Aces lost 63-42. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Eckville Aces senior girls fall to CACHS at home

The Aces trailed 63-42 at the final buzzer on Jan. 15

The Eckville Aces senior girls basketball team fell 63-42 to the CACHS Knights on Jan. 15.

The Aces started out strong at the beginning trailing the Knights by only three points at the end of the first quarter.

The Knights started to pull away throughout the second quarter, and were up 37-23 over the Aces at the half.

The senior girls Aces came back from the half ready to fight, but unfortunately could not pull themselves into the lead.

The Aces were down by 21 points at the end of the third and held the gap there until the final buzzer.

The senior girls played hard all game, but came out with a 63-42 loss to the Knights at home.

Annika McAlpine was the game’s top scorer with 9 points.

Fellow Aces McKenna Marki and Madison Smith were a close second with 7 points each.

The senior girls Aces return to the court on Jan. 30 at home for a 6 p.m. tip off.

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Trinity Bouwman shields the ball from a Knight as she drives for the basket in the second half of the game. Bouwman was credited for 4 points against the Knights. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Heather Dial put five of the Aces’ 42 points on the board against CACHS on Jan. 15. The senior girls Aces return to the court on Jan. 30 for a 6 p.m. tip off. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

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