St Paul entered this game riding a 41 game winning streak an amazing feat that Burns wanted to end.
Allie Hueckman hit a three to start the game but picked up 2 quick fouls to put her on the bench for the rest of the First Quarter.
Start of the Second Quarter
St Paul 13
Burns played a really good Second Quarter taking the lead 21-19 with 2 minutes left to play. Allie Hueckman was the leading scorer at this point with 11 points. St Paul only had three players with a bucket and had missed a few easy layups that could have pushed the lead early on in the quarter but Burns jumped on those opportunities and took a 23-19 lead over the reigning 1a defending champs St Paul.
Allie Hueckman played an overall fantastic game, scoring from all three phases of the game almost willing this team to win. However, St Paul took the lead back with 1:30 left in the Third Quarter and took a 34-32 lead going into the Fourth Quarter.
St Paul extended the lead to 5 which was the most it had been the whole game with 6:20 left in the Fourth Quarter. Isabelle Wyss lead St Paul with 16 points at this point in the game and changed the game with many second chance put back ls buckets.
This was a close game before St Paul went on a 5-0 run in the middle of the Fourth Quarter to push this game to a 47-37 advantage with 4:26 left in the game.Burns would respond and make this a 6 point game with 2:24 left. However, this one was decided by rebounds as St Paul dominated the boards and got more second chance opportunities.
This was a really close game with St Paul extending their winning streak to 42 straight games, Allie Hueckman’s 21 points wouldn’t be enough as St Paul pulls away with a 54-49 victory.
We thought Burns would be struggling to keep up against top teams as they recently lost two players with season ending injuries but they played really well keeping up with a dominant 1a team. Burns kept on making big shots and kept in this game all the way till the end.