BY PCC STAFF
WAYLAND – Junior Emily Box led the Holy Trinity girls basketball team to their second win of the season in a 49-46 win over WACO Friday night in Wayland.
Holy Trinity, which will play it’s first five games on the road to start the season, held a slim one-point advantage at the end of the first quarter before building a six-point lead at the end of the first half. Junior Taylor Boeding led the way with nine points in the half, including two 3-pointers.
The Lady Crusaders extended the lead to eight points at the end of the third period, but WACO closed the gap to 34-30 with about three minutes to go. In the fourth quarter HTC kept WACO down by as much as six, but a couple of last minute 3-pointers by Kristen Conelly pulled the Warriors within three during the last minute.
Box finished with 11 points and Boeding had 10 leading the scoring for Holy Trinity. Senior Brett Schneider fired in eight points, seven in the second half. Sophomore Ashlynn Haas and senior Madison Mohrfeld each chipped in with four points and junior Eryn Anderson scored three points for the Crusaders.
Holy Trinity takes its 2-1 record to Mediapolis today with the freshman, junior varsity and varsity boys squads with games tipping off at 4:30 p.m.