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Second half sparks Deckerville to road win against Capac girls


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Megan Rawlins, of Capac, chases down a pass during Thursday’s non-league game versus Deckerville. photo by Kevin Kissane.

December 12, 2007
CAPAC — A 41-11 second half advantage propelled visiting Deckerville past Capac, 62-28, in a non-conference girls' varsity basketball encounter last Thursday night.

With the result, Decker-ville moves to 2-1 overall. Capac drops to 0-4 this season.

In Thursday's encounter, Deckerville took an 11-6 lead after one quarter was complete.

The second quarter saw Capac net 11 points, while allowing Deckerville 10.

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That closed Capac's deficit to 21-17 at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, Deckerville established some much-needed breathing room.

Aided by a 24-5 third quarter cushion, Deckerville pushed their lead to 45-22 at the 24-minute mark.

Deckerville then outscored Capac by a 17-6 over the last eight minutes of play, good for a 62-28 victory when the final buzzer sounded.

Aleesha Smith paced Deckerville. She finished with 17 points, including one field goal of the three-point variety.

Taylor Sinda topped Capac with a nine-point performance. The Chiefs also had Gloria Polzin (seven), Samantha Batchelder (four), Kayla Weber (three), Laura Pewinski and Jennica Polzin (two each) along with Gabby Sabatino (one apiece) reach the scoring column.

Sports Editor, Kevin Kissane has been covering sports for the Tri-City Times for over 20 years and is one of the most recognizable personalities in the area. Kevin when not covering anything from little league baseball to football, or softball to basketball, can be found on the links playing his favorite sport, golf.
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