Anna tops Botkins in season opener

Staff Writer

Botkins dropped a 40-28 decision to visiting Anna in its season opener on Tuesday in Shelby County League girls basketball.
The teams were tied at 16 after the first half, with Anna scoring nine and seven in the first two periods, and the Lady Trojans scoring eight in each frame.
For Botkins, Makenna Maurer had a pair of 3-pointers, while Boston Paul had a trey, and Taira Greve, Jill Greve, and Sydney Meyer each scored once.
In the third period, the Lady Rockets had an 11-4 scoring edge. Janell Greve and Paul scored for Botkins in the frame.
Anna kept the momentum in the fourth, outscoring Botkins 13-8. Grace Homan and Carmen Heuker each had a field goal.
Botkins (0-1 SCAL, 0-1 overall) will be back in action on Saturday. They will host Mechanicsburg. JV play begins at 1 p.m., followed by varsity.

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