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PAGE 10 14,2016 Kimball's Schindele's three-pointer sinks Eagles By Pat Garry, Staff Writer Winning games at the closing buzzer is becoming second nature to the Lady Cubs. This time, KimbaU's Ashley Schindele connected on a three-pointer in the final seconds to boost the Cubs over EV-W, 53-51, Friday, Jan. 8. Both teams came into the game undefeated in the CMC at 3-0. After the first 10 minutes, Kimball led 13-7, but with five min- utes remaining in the half, the game was tied 15-15. Taylor Schre'mer hit one oftwo Cubs' three pointers on the night to give Kimball an 18-15 lead. The Eagles closed out the first half on a 6-0 scoring run to lead 28-22 at the break. The Cubs cut the lead to 32-29 five minutes into the second half on a post finish by Katie Merchant. EV-W then made a 10-3 run to push their lead to 42-32 with nine min- utes to play. Kimball kept its com- posure and cut it to 42-38 with just over eight minutes to play. Merchant and MacKenzie Leither scored on back-to-back possessions to force an EV-Wtimeont as Kimball trailed 46-42 with just over five min- utes left. With the score 51-46 in favor of the Eagles, and just over a minute left, Kimball clawed their way back, draining some critical free throws. EV-W led 51-50 when Kimball in-bounded the ball to Taylor Schreiner, who found Ashley open on the wing. Schindele drilled the three-point shot to give the Cubs the thrilling 53-51 victory. "This EV-W team is well coached and their players play hard. We know it's never going to be an easy game when we play them. I am really impressed how our girls stayed together after we trailed by 10 points in the second half. They stayed calm when they needed to and kept mak- ing enough plays on offense and defense to claw back and give us a chance at the end. It's been quite a week.., two wins against two of the top teams in our conference this week, both in dramatic fashion. We just keep finding a way, and I give all the girls on this team all the credit Madison Libbesmeier earns a trip to the charity stripe after getting fouled making a layup during the first half of the exciting win over the Eagles Friday evening, Jan. 8. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. in the world as they are once again rewarded for their hard work and efforts; and we gotta thank the fans for coming out and supporting us and creating a great atmosphere," said Coach Jeremy Kuechle. Game Scoring: Madison Libbesmeier 3; Taylor Schreiner 5; Mackenzie Leither 4; Madison Hurrle 14; Ashley Schindele 6; Caitlin O'Brien 1; Rebeckah Holtz 8; Katie Merchant 12. This victory marks the first win for Kimball vs. EV-W since the 2002 - 2003 season, when Kimball swept the Eagles en/l~oute to the state tournament. Kiflfball's record moves to 11-2 on the season and 4-0 in the CMC. THE CURRENT SCIENCE ROOM No floor drain in case of chemical spill Significantly outdated and needs updates to provide a safe teaching environment Exhaust hood has limited instructional flexibility Families shop for their child's 1