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Middletown girls basketball team loses three in a row

Posted 1/29/19

The Middletown girls basketball team had a tough week, dropping three games to stand at 6-11 on the season.

Saturday against Big Spring on the road, the Blue Raiders couldn’t hold on to a …

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Middletown girls basketball team loses three in a row

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The Middletown girls basketball team had a tough week, dropping three games to stand at 6-11 on the season.

Saturday against Big Spring on the road, the Blue Raiders couldn’t hold on to a 26-25 halftime lead and lost 52-42. Some foul trouble in the second half didn’t help.

Kate Fitzpatrick scored 24 points with 2 steals and 4 assists.

Joci Koser had 7 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals, and Caroline Gill scored 3 points with 7 rebounds. Jae Keller had 8 points, 10 rebounds and 6 blocks.

At Trinity on Friday, the Raiders fell 50-31.

Fitzpatrick had 23 points, 5 steals and 3 rebounds, and Koser had 5 points, 5 steals and 2 rebounds.

Tamia Hill-Johnson scored 3 points and added 4 rebounds and 3 blocks, and Keller recorded 6 rebounds and 2 blocks.

Home against Camp Hill on Jan. 22, the Raiders fell to the Lions, 48-44. Fitzpatrick had a huge game, scoring 33 points (including 6 for 6 on free throws), 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals.

Koser added 9 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals, and Keller had 10 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Their game against West Perry on Tuesday was postponed. They travel to Pequea Valley on Wednesday. They play host to Milton Hershey on Feb. 5 and Lower Dauphin on Feb. 8 to wrap up the season.