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Mount Mercy rally falls short

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - A furious rally by the Mount Mercy women's  basketball team fell a little short Saturday.

The Mustangs lost to Baker University, 59-55, in a Heart of America  Conference game after falling behind by 21 points.

Mount Mercy trailed 49-28 early in the fourth quarter, but they caught  fire for a 16-0 run and pulled within five points at 49-44.

The Mustangs later drew within three points at 56-53 on a 3-pointer by  Sandra Mia with 31 seconds left and within three points again at 58-55  on a basket by Grace Stalzer with 15 seconds remaining, but the rally  ended there.

Brianna Thomas scored 17 points for Mount Mercy (5-20, 2-18). Mia  finished with 15 points.

Madison Becker scored 14 points for Baker (9-16, 6-14).

MOUNT MERCY (55): Brianna Thomas 7-20 1-2 17, Sandra Mia 6-16 2-3 15,  Sarah Moffett 3-5 2-3 8, Paris Sheck 2-4 0-1 5, Kyleigh Milan 0-7 0-0  0, Grace Stalzer 3-5 0-0 6, Chailey Cabalis 1-6 2-4 4, Randi Wright  0-1 0-0 0, Aleah Cook 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-64 7-13 55.

BAKER (59): Madison Becker 4-10 2-2 14, Abby Bird 4-12 4-5 12, Brooke  Habeck 3-7 4-4 11, Leah Vanweelden 1-5 1-2 4, Emmery Joseph 0-2 0-0 0,  Leslie Alvarado 2-8 8-10 13, Macey Frost 1-3 0-0 3, Ashley Griffin 1-7  0-0 2. Totals 16-54 19-23 59.

Halftime - Baker 30, Mount Mercy 19. 3-point goals - Mount Mercy 4-16  (Thomas 2-8, Mia 1-3, Moffett 0-1, Sheck 1-2, Cabalis 0-2), Baker 8-25  (Becker 4-9, Bird 0-1, Habeck 1-2, Vanweelden 1-5, Joseph 0-2,  Alvarado 2-8, Frost 1-3, Griffin 1-7).

 
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