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4A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS ThursDay'. Marct~ 3. 20t6 Nicki Kirchhoff (42) has her eyes fixed on the baskel as she prepares to take a free fhrow after she was toulec[ by a Hastings St_ C~i~ia Hawkette - -,.,4,- ..,k. j." I1 Lady Cats' win streak ends at districts with loss to St. Cecilia rv.y..~d to t'~ =~n the verge of blowing the game wide ol%'n when .~qr~th~r reeled tfflcighl straight IKlinl,~ toelo~ the gap. When hal fume mJJed amend, Sultrier wastraihng 25- 17 hm well within strik~ ing distance, Then the third querier began, and fog Supenor appea~d to l'vz endless. 111c Hawkcttcs empk~yed a ~uft~atmg de- i'eqse~ generating five Lady C'~t turn- uvcrs. The~, held S,,pen~r ~'orele~s tbr etghc mtnute~ while adding 15 points to the, r hail'time lead 10 leaving Supet-ior f~'ing a 4tY 17 def'iclt as the final quar- ter got underway. The Lady Cal,~ re- bounded in Ihe fourth periL~ hut they f~'cd a huge ponra dl~fi,~.ll. T]'Ir'y W.Cnl full throttle en offense and wetc ahle to cra~ four p~ints uf the Hawkene lead hut that was not nearly enough and they were Ieh Io await the OUlCOme of lhe other district games m ]earn their fate, When at! the district results were in, Superior had ea~ed a ~'ip to Lincoln to ~.~m pete in the state tournamem by vir- tue vf their wild card points. l-.cah Meyer led the Lady Cals in scoring with 13 points. She picked off four rebounds. Rih'y Bullet accounted for six. ~fintsand hauled in If l~bounds. [f the SuWriar High School Lady Cats cupid hR the r~et butttm on just one quarter ufa]l ~he games they p)ay~ ~;hi~ ~ason, it would be the third quarter against the Hastings St_ Cecilia Hawkettes al Sandy Creek, Friday, Su. I~rior sa~ their 24 game wm streak ended wh~ th~ Hawkettes handod the m a 51.33 loss In dtslrict piay. All wax nol lost tbr the Lady Cats Iheagh Because of Ihcir spcoac ular sca.~n, they anta_sscd enough wild card I~ints to qoalify for the stale ~.'hampionxhip. Both teams p]ayed a back and fo~'t first quarter with the Lady Ca',.,; trailing by two points, 12-10, when th~ first pencil end~. The Hawkcttcs stomped ahead in the second period and ap- M=chelle Unruh (32) shoots agairtsl Hastings St. Cecilia at Sandy Creek, Thursday. The Superior Lady Cats 24 game win streak ended wilh Ihei~ 51-33 IOSS during ~istficl play, ~h Stevie May (5) waits far a rebound opp~rtu~lity c[uting dislrk::l game ac- tlon at Sandy Creek. Friday, againsl the Hastings St. Cecilia Hawkel.les. ]4 4) stays