February 20, 2008 IMLAY CITY — Notre Dame Prep halted Imlay City's postseason path, 44-30, in a Class B girls' district basketball opening round meeting Monday night.
With the final, Notre Dame Prep (11-9) moves on to Wednesday's semifinal round where it will tangle with Armada. That contest is scheduled for 6 p.m. Imlay City finishes at 14-7.
In Monday's meeting, Notre Dame Prep bolted out to an 11-4 advantage after one quarter was complete.
The second quarter saw Imlay City net 14 points and Notre Dame Prep manage 12.
That made it 23-18, Notre Dame Prep, at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Notre Dame Prep bounced back with a 10-6 third quarter advantage.
That made it 33-24, Notre Dame Prep, at the 24-minute mark.
Notre Dame Prep then outscored Imlay City 11-6 the rest of the way, assuring themselves of a 44-30 win when the clock zeroed out for the last time.
Lauryn Hammond led Notre Dame Prep with 14 points, including four field goals of the three-point variety. Molly Coldren (10 points) made her presence felt as well.
Josefine Egholm paced Imlay City with eight points, featuring a trey. The Spartans also received points courtesy of Brynn Bertram (seven, with a triple), Alizabeth Caldwell (five, including a field goal of the three-point variety), Lindsey Van Dyk and Taylor Lee (four each) along with Krissy Swejkowski (two).