Redettes Basketball Flattens Kingsford Flivvers to Clinch GNC Title

The Redettes warm up.

Marquette, MIFebruary 8, 2019 – The Marquette Redettes Varsity Basketball team demolished the Kingsford Flivvers 57-30 to win the Great Northern Conference title outright on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1-99.9.

Sydney Kivi hit a two to start the quarter. The Redettes pulled out in front at 6-2 within the first minutes of the game.

A Reegan Ketzenberger offensive rebound and bucket pushed the Redettes out to 8-4. Avery Ledy followed with a triple to complete a 5-0 run and solidify an 11-4 lead going into the second quarter.

The Redettes drive down the court.
The Redettes drive down the court.

Two Ledy triples followed by a Kivi offensive rebound and bucket contributed to an 11-0 run at the start of the second quarter for a score of 22-4. In addition to a hot scoring game, the Redettes’ notorious defensive game gave the Flivvers a mountain to climb this evening.

Yet another Ledy triple brought the score to 28-8. The Redettes were firing on all cylinders, leaving the court at 30-8 over Kingsford going into the half.

It was an uneven start for both teams in the third quarter. The Redettes did not falter though, and another Avery Ledy triple brought the score to 35-11.

The Flivvers made some headway on their side of the scoreboard, but the quarter ended at 37-17 with the Redettes still well out in front.

The Redettes defeated the Flivvers 57-30.
The Redettes defeated the Flivvers 57-30.

Avery Ledy completed her sixth triple of the night at the top of the final quarter. The words ‘Ledy’ and ‘triple’ seemed to come as a packaged deal tonight.

Defense continued to do their job well. Aspen Michelin rejected a Kingsford attempt and followed quickly with a bucket for a score of 47-24.

Madison Carter drilled a three-pointer to keep the momentum going all the way up until the final moments of the game. The 57-30 victory  at home tonight improves the GNC champs to 6-0 in conference play.

Avery Ledy led all scorers with 22 points overall. Sydney Kivi had 14, Reegan Ketzenberger had 6 Aspen Michelin and Madison Carter had 5, Clarissa Remillad had 3, and Kayley Elmblad had 2.

The Redettes will be back in action on Tuesday, February 12th against the Westwood Patriots on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1-99.9. The pregame show starts at 6:45 pm, tip off is at 7:15 pm.

Listen to a recording of the live broadcast.