The Lady Cards had a tough win against Axtell. In Alma, January 8, the final score was 52 to 49 

Starting off the game, Addison Siebels had a 2 point basket. Riley Scott was fouled and went to the line and made both her free throws. Scoring for the first quarter, Riley Scott put up a 2 point basket. This made the score 6-6 at the end of the first quarter.  

Alma had a high scoring second quarter.  Addison Neal hit two three pointers and two two pointers but missed the and one.  Addison Siebels had two two pointers and Madison Wolfe rounded out the Cardinals Offense with two points.  Alma had the lead going into half-time with a score of 22-17.

The Axtell defense had a good third quarter holding Alma to only 9 points to their 15.  Scoring for the Cardinals was Addison Neal with one field goal and one three point basket.  Addison Siebels contributed a field goal as well as Madison Wolfe.  This made the score at the end of three 32-31 in favor of Axtell. 

The Alma offense found their groove in the fourth quarter and put up 21 points to the Axtell 17.  Scoring was balanced for the Cardinals and they were 9 of 12 from the charity stripe.  Scoring for Alma was Carlee Stuhmer with 2 three point baskets, Addison Neal was 4-6 from the free throw line.  Addison Siebels was 3-4 from the free throw line and made one field goal.  Riley Scott was 2-2 from the free throw line and made one field goal.  Abbi Fox rounded out the scoring with one field goal.  Alma won the game with the free throw shooting at the end of the game.  They improved to 10-1 on the season with the ending score being 52-49.

Article by Chayse Molzahn