Concordia battles back to defeat Abilene

Concordia outscored Abilene 10-5 in the second half to capture a 22-18 victory in eighth grade girls’ basketball play Tuesday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium.
Trailing 13-12 at halftime, Concordia tossed in six points in the third quarter, and limited Abilene to two points, to go up 18-15.
The Panthers added four points in the final period, to three for Abilene.
Cydney Bergmann and Emily Daniels scored eight points each for Concordia.
The Panthers jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the first quarter.
Concordia managed just two points in the second stanza, and Abilene scored 11 to take the 13-12 halftime lead.
The Concordia B-team was beaten 22-18 by Abilene.
Concordia trailed 13-12 at halftime.
Abilene scored nine points in the second half to six for the Panthers.
Jessica Romo paced Concordia with six points. Daniels added four points.

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