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The Anselmo-Merna (Merna, NE) varsity basketball team won Tuesday's home conference game against Spalding Academy (Spalding, NE) by a score of 40-33.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Spalding Academy51141333
Anselmo-Merna61181540
Final score provided by J. Furrow.
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Game Stats

Spalding Academy

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals33124924
11Elizabeth Bauer (Jr)1041233
12Brooke Keber (Fr)0020
14Kaitlyn Dozler (Sr)0030
21Grace Glaser (Fr)0010
22Anna Esch (Sr)1141136
25Beth Keber (Jr)52825
31Kelly Kleffner (Jr)721217
Anselmo-Merna

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals40154335
10Alexis Zimmer (So)0030
11Rebecca Maring (Jr)2020
13Ellie Wells (Sr)0040
14Megan Christen (Sr)178989
20Taylan Myers (Jr)0020
21Tiffy Myers (Jr)0020
23Tara Geiser (Sr)731030
24K. Safranek (Jr)123933
32Claire Cooksley (Fr)21250
Spalding Academy

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals1425
22Anna Esch (Sr)010
31Kelly Kleffner (Jr)1333
Anselmo-Merna

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals060
10Alexis Zimmer (So)030
24K. Safranek (Jr)020
32Claire Cooksley (Fr)010
Spalding Academy

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals114524
11Elizabeth Bauer (Jr)41233
12Brooke Keber (Fr)020
14Kaitlyn Dozler (Sr)030
21Grace Glaser (Fr)010
22Anna Esch (Sr)41040
25Beth Keber (Jr)2825
31Kelly Kleffner (Jr)1911
Anselmo-Merna

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals153741
11Rebecca Maring (Jr)020
13Ellie Wells (Sr)040
14Megan Christen (Sr)8989
20Taylan Myers (Jr)020
21Tiffy Myers (Jr)020
23Tara Geiser (Sr)31030
24K. Safranek (Jr)3743
32Claire Cooksley (Fr)11100
Spalding Academy

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals82040
11Elizabeth Bauer (Jr)2450
14Kaitlyn Dozler (Sr)030
21Grace Glaser (Fr)010
22Anna Esch (Sr)3650
25Beth Keber (Jr)1425
31Kelly Kleffner (Jr)22100
Anselmo-Merna

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals101759
11Rebecca Maring (Jr)22100
14Megan Christen (Sr)1250
20Taylan Myers (Jr)010
21Tiffy Myers (Jr)020
23Tara Geiser (Sr)1250
24K. Safranek (Jr)6875
Spalding Academy

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals825336822
11Elizabeth Bauer (Jr)246
12Brooke Keber (Fr)12311
14Kaitlyn Dozler (Sr)1235
22Anna Esch (Sr)369138
25Beth Keber (Jr)16712
31Kelly Kleffner (Jr)55437
Anselmo-Merna

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals9202951118
10Alexis Zimmer (So)1111
11Rebecca Maring (Jr)111
13Ellie Wells (Sr)134114
14Megan Christen (Sr)639371
20Taylan Myers (Jr)44
21Tiffy Myers (Jr)442
23Tara Geiser (Sr)1122
24K. Safranek (Jr)4437
Spalding Academy

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals721
11Elizabeth Bauer (Jr)24
12Brooke Keber (Fr)3
14Kaitlyn Dozler (Sr)1
22Anna Esch (Sr)4
25Beth Keber (Jr)54
31Kelly Kleffner (Jr)5
Anselmo-Merna

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals216118
10Alexis Zimmer (So)111
11Rebecca Maring (Jr)11
13Ellie Wells (Sr)21
14Megan Christen (Sr)133
15M. Bumgarner (Jr)1
20Taylan Myers (Jr)43
21Tiffy Myers (Jr)1
23Tara Geiser (Sr)15
24K. Safranek (Jr)42
32Claire Cooksley (Fr)1

Game Story

Nebraska High School Basketball - Anselmo-Merna nips Spalding Academy

January 30, 2018: Merna, NE 68856

Anselmo-Merna Coyotes (Merna, NE) backers were pleased Tuesday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the visiting Spalding Academy Shamrocks (Spalding, NE), 40-33 in a league bout.

With the victory, Anselmo-Merna upgrades its record to 9-7 on the campaign. The Coyotes travel to Twin Loup (Sargent, NE) to play the Wolves in a non-league bout on Thursday, February 1. The Wolves come into the bout with a record of 2-13. Twin Loup lost 45-24 in their recent non-league bout against South Loup (Arnold, NE)

Next up, the Shamrocks play the Burwell Longhorns (Burwell, NE) in a non-league bout, on Friday, February 2. Spalding Academy will attempt to upgrade on its 6-8 season record. The Longhorns come into the bout with a 13-5 record after their 56-17 league win over Palmer (Palmer, NE).

Rankings & Records

Spalding Academy (17-18)

NationalNEClass
12,76320023
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
8-135-55-43-70-2.381.5008271,030

Anselmo-Merna (17-18)

NationalNEClass
11,01717217
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
10-104-14-43-43-2.500.800754729

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Spalding Academy
9.38.39.811.46.539.4
Anselmo-Merna
8.610.79.59.1-37.7

Head-to-Head

  • Anselmo-Merna won on 1/30/2018
    1/30Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Spalding Academy51141333
    Anselmo-Merna61181540

    The Spalding Academy (Spalding, NE) varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's away conference game against Anselmo-Merna (Merna, NE) by a score of 40-33.

  • Spalding Academy won on 2/13/2018
    2/13Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Anselmo-Merna71712339
    Spalding Academy9891844

    The Anselmo-Merna (Merna, NE) varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's away conference game against Spalding Academy (Spalding, NE) by a score of 44-39.

  • Game on 1/29/2019

    The Anselmo-Merna (Merna, NE) varsity basketball team has an away conference game @ Spalding Academy (Spalding, NE) on Tuesday, January 29.

Team Stat Comparison

Spalding AcademyAnselmo-Merna
39.4Points Per Game37.7
30.0Rebounds Per Game24.8
8.7Assists Per Game9.9
8.4Steals Per Game13.7
3.0Blocks Per Game2.4

Team Leaders

Spalding AcademyAnselmo-MernaNational Avg.
#31 Kelly Kleffner14.4Points Per Game#24 Kourtney Safranek7.44.2
#11 Elizabeth Bauer8.8Rebounds Per Game#14 Megan Christen5.92.8
#31 Kelly Kleffner3.9Assists Per Game#14 Megan Christen3.10.8
#31 Kelly Kleffner3.3Steals Per Game#14 Megan Christen3.21.1
#11 Elizabeth Bauer1.8Blocks Per Game#14 Megan Christen1.10.3

Record Breakdown

Spalding Academy (17-18)

Anselmo-Merna (17-18)

8-13
Overall
10-10
5-5
League
4-1
3-7
Non-League
4-6
1-1
Head to Head
1-1
2-1
Common Opponent
1-0
5-4
Home
4-4
3-7
Away
3-4
0-2
Neutral
3-2
0-0
Playoff
0-0
8-13
In-State
10-10
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0