Lady Redbirds fall, 59-46

Dylan Polk TimesNewspapers

The Metamora girls basketball team lost to Mid-Illini Conference rival Bartonville Limestone by a score of 59-46 on Saturday in Bartonville.

The Rockets led the Lady Redbirds 19-16 after the first quarter, but held Metamora to just eight points in the second, taking a 35-24 lead at the half.

Metamora drained 13 points in the third quarter, but the Lady Redbird shooters were held in check in the final frame, hitting just nine points as the Rockets secured a win.

Senior Hailey Mueller led Metamora with 19 points, followed by junior Hannah Mueller with 13 points.

The Lady Redbirds will compete in the Edwardsville Holiday Tournament beginning Dec. 26.