Plainfield East traveling to Neuqua Valley to face off in a non-conference game. Last time these two teams faced off, Neuqua won 59-53. The wildcats come in to this game 3-1 while East sits 1-5.
Just under 6 minutes to play in the first and Neuqua’s Caludia Gallegos throws one down the base line to an open Jessica Sun who rainbows in the three points. Wildcats lead 6-2.
Plainfield East responds pretty quick though. Lauren Hilliard finds Kaley Nhim for a long two. Plainfield East trails 11-10 at the end of the first.
They take the lead in the second quarter. Adja Camara extends the bengals lead as she fights through defenders to get the lay up to go, 18-13 PE.
Three minutes left in the second, off an inbound, Ellie Wisner finds herself open and makes the triple. Wildcats once more in the lead 20-18, but would trail at intermission 23-21.
5:30 left in the third quarter. Wisner drives and dishes to Claudia Gallegos for the layup, Wildcats once more in the lead by 3.
But plainfield East not going away. Seconds left in the third and Lauryn Hilliard drives and hits the basket, cutting in to the wildcats lead, 36-32.
Fourth and final stanza and Wisner cannot be stopped. She goes into the corner and then hits another three pointer. Wildcats pulling away 45-36.
Wisner finishes the game off, driving to the basket and grabbing the lay up. Neuqua Valley cruises to a victory 51-36 over the Bengals.
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