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Bolt girls get their second win of the season against East High Trojans

McPherson and Napoli lead Liberty in 59-21 win over Waterloo East

WATERLOO– Lightning struck twice as Liberty High’s varsity girls picked up their second win of the 2019-20 season Friday, Jan. 31, on the road at Waterloo East. The Lightning scorched the Trojans 59-21 in the teams’ second meeting this season. The Bolts fried East 66-41 at home on Friday, Dec. 13.
Liberty jumped out to a 14-6 lead in the first quarter and held the Trojans scoreless in the second for a 26-6 halftime score. A 20-point effort by the Lightning in the third, while only allowing five East points, made it 46-11 going into the final period.
Sam McPherson led the Lighting with 13 points, with a dozen by Haley Napoli from a quartet of three-point baskets.
Liberty will host Cedar Rapids Jefferson on Friday, Feb. 7, with a 7:30 p.m. varsity start before traveling to City High on Monday, Feb. 10, for a girl/boy varsity doubleheader starting at 6 p.m. with the boys following at 7:30 p.m. Cedar Rapids Prairie visits on Tuesday, Feb. 11, for a 7:30 p.m. varsity game ahead of a Friday, Feb. 14, girl/boy doubleheader with Iowa City West High.

Liberty High 59, Waterloo East 21
Scoring — Sam McPherson 13, Haley Napoli 12, Neshy Byrd 8, Kennedy Daugherty 6, Ava Meyer 6, Cecily Johnston 5, Keiko Ono-Fullard 5, Isabel Smith 2, Erica Heisdorffer 2.
3-point goals — Napoli 4, Ono-Fullard 1.