Strese grabs 1,000th reboundThe Chargers defeated Rothsay in Little Eight Conference play on Friday, now 2-2 in league
With her game-leading 20 rebounds against Rothsay Friday night, Brandon-Evansville senior Megan Strese surpassed the 1,000-career rebound mark.
Strese, who also scored a team high 18 points in the game, now has 1,005 rebounds and 1,580 points in her career.
Those numbers helped the Chargers cruise to a 63-35 win over the Tigers in Little Eight Conference girls’ basketball action.
“We played pretty good defense and we rebounded well,” said head coach Dick Simpson. “We dominated inside with our taller girls, and we played with a little more enthusiasm.”
Heather Strese added 10 points to the score for Brandon-Evansville, who led 33-15 at the half.
Rothsay was led by Hillary Johnson’s 21 points.
Katie Boesl and Megan Boesl both had nine steals against the Tigers, while Megan had nine assists and Katie five.
The Chargers, who are now 6-3 overall and 2-2 in Little Eight play, will be at Hillcrest on Friday and will host Barnesville on Saturday.
ROTHSAY 15 35
BRANDON-EVANSVILLE 33 63
BRANDON-EVANSVILLE – Katie Boesl 4, Carli Randt 4, Megan Friedrich 2, Megan Boesl 7, Courtney Jesnowski 7, Brittany Randall 4, Crystal Bosek 1, Michelle Bruns 6, Heather Strese 10, Megan Strese 18. Field goals 28-56, Free throws 5-22, Rebounds 40 (M. Strese 20), Steals 9 (K. Boesl 3, M. Boesl 3), Turnovers 9, Assists 25 (K. Boesl 5, M. Boesl 9).