Falcons get road win at Joppa; lose another nail-biter to Cobden

By Doug Daniels

1351sports.com / elveradosports.com

January 16, 2020

  (Joppa & Cobden, Ill.) - The Falcons picked up a 53-39 road win at Joppa on January 14 before falling to Cobden in a nail-biter for the second time in January, 44-41.

  Emma Funk drained five three-pointers in the first half on her way to a game-high 21 points at Joppa. Lainey Morris joined Funk in double figures with 15 points. Abby Jeschke finished with 8 points, Skylar Hudson 6, Ella Pierce 2 and Miranda May 1. Morris and Jeschke each grabbed 5 rebounds, and Morris added a pair of assists.

  Funk stayed hot at Cobden on January 16, but her 24 points weren’t enough to overcome a 27-15 second half by the Appleknockers. Morris (5), Morgan Howell (5), Jeschke (4), Pierce (2) and May (1) also scored at Cobden.

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