Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Stoneleigh Burnham School - Win (43-41) - January 9, 2016

On Saturday the Dublin girls traveled to Stoneleigh Burnham School to face the perennial RVAL champion Owls. Dublin came out a little timidly allowing Stoneleigh to get the first points of the game. Dublin quickly settled into their defense effectively stopping any further easy baskets for Stoneliegh. At the same time, sophomores Bette Imhoff (13 points) and Stella Davis (12 points) started hitting their outside shots, pulling Dublin ahead. Under the basket, Dublin seniors Clare Halacy (5 points) and Sierra Riley (12 points) fought for every rebound and layup, giving Dublin a 9 point lead going into the half.

Coming out of halftime, Stoneleigh Burnham's number 14, put the team on her shoulders willing them to overcome the deficit and chipped away at the lead. With 7 minutes left, Davis fouled out, and Stoneleigh had come to within points of taking the lead. Dublin revised their defensive plan and put in their defensive specialist, Hope Fowler, to slow down the Owl offense. The game came down to foul shots in the last seconds of the game. Tied, Stoneleigh put Bette Imhoff on the line. Imhoff made her first shot and missed her second. Halacy pulled down the key rebound of the game and sent the ball back out to Imhoff, effectively sealing Dublin's 43-41 win. Dublin wants to thanks all the fans who came to the game to support them.

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