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Redettes Basketball Takes Down Houghton Gremlins (76-31)

The Redettes warm up ahead of their game against the Gremlins.

Marquette, MIFebruary 6, 2019 – The Marquette Redettes Varsity Basketball team defeated the Houghton Gremlins 76-31 this evening on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1-99.9.

The Redettes stepped out onto court and set a break-neck pace for the Houghton Gremlins. Marquette’s offensive efforts in the first half were nothing short of spectacular.

Avery Ledy got things going with a bucket right out of the gate. An Aspen Michelin double followed by a triple completed a 7-0 Redettes scoring run to start the first quarter.

The Redettes stayed firmly in control. A Ledy three-pointer brought the Redettes to 14-2. Houghton struggled to hit their shots, but started to make some headway.

The Gremlins’ efforts just weren’t enough though, and the Redettes went into the second quarter with a 24-8 lead.

Michelin drilled another triple to start out the second period. Again, the Redettes controlled play and racked up the points.

A Sydney Kivi bucket with 44 seconds to go brought the score to a whopping 41-18 going into the half.

Opponents shake hands ahead of the game.

Opponents shake hands ahead of the game.

Dominant does not begin to describe the Redettes’ showing in Houghton tonight. The second half was as face-paced as the first.

A 12-0 scoring run started out the third quarter. It looked like the Gremlins would be shut out of the quarter all together, but they got on the board for a score of 53-20.

The Redettes did not let up, however, and the final quarter started out at 59-24.

The Gremlins continued to take a beating. A Madison Carter three-point play triggered the running clock about half way through the period. A Reegan Ketzenberger bucket shortly thereafter brought the Redettes to 74-28

At the buzzer you could see the steam rising off of the scoreboard as the 76-31 final score registered.

Avery Ledy led all scorers with a blistering 19 points. Sydney Kivi and Madison Carter had 17 points each. Aspen Michelin, yet another scorcher, had 15 points. Reegan Ketzenberger and Kayley Elmblad rounded out the scorers with 4 points each.

The Redettes will be back in action on Friday, February 8th to take on the Kingsford Flivvers at home on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1-99.9. Tune in for the pregame show at 6:45 pm, tip off is at 7:15 pm.

Listen to a recording of the live broadcast.

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