Shoes are on, the laces are tight, it’s time for a regional final. Neuqua Valley coming off an upset win over Naperville Central, now taking aim at Oswego looking for a second straight regional title.
1st Quarter… game tied at 5… Oswego’s Jenelle Rodgers fights through the contact and gets the and 1 to go… start of a big night for the senior.
2nd quarter and it’s Rodgers again… this time getting the put back. That basket gives the Panthers a 16-9 lead
18-11 Panthers, Ellie Wisner changes that with no hesitation… sinks the basket …Wildcats down 18-14
However Rodgers is still on the floor fighting through the defender and making the shot look easy… 24-17 Oswego
3rd quarter and it’s not just Rodgers but also Julia Henrikson sinking a 3 pointer, 30-17 Oswego
Neuqua showing some fight as Kara Vonnahme passes it to Claudia Gallegos and gets the lay in to go… Cats down 32-19
Little later on, Vonnahme tries a 3 pointer, but it’s no good. However, Ellie Wisner finds the lose ball and knocks down a 3… 35-23 Oswego
Panthers getting nasty on defense… freshman Mia Moore takes the ball away and gets to the basket and gets the hoop and the harm… free throw good. 38-23 Oswego
Wisner is still draining buckets… doesn’t even think and hits the bank shot… Neuqua down 40-26.
However, Oswego is too much in this one. Henrikson nails another 3 pointer as Oswego takes the Regional Plaque… 46-32 over Neuqua Valley. Up next, a rematch of last year’s Super Sectional with Benet Academy.
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