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Bolts shock the ‘Burg

Keiko Ono-Fullard powers Liberty past Williamsburg, 51-40

WILLIAMSBURG– Liberty High’s varsity girls traveled to Williamsburg for a non-conference game against the Raiders Saturday, Feb. 6, and picked up their third win of the season, 51-40.
Keiko Ono-Fullard, a sophomore, led the Lightning with 13 points including a pair of three-point baskets. Fellow soph Kennedy Daugherty dominated on the boards with a dozen rebounds.
The win improved Liberty to 3-9 overall while sitting at 2-7 in the Mississippi Valley Conference-Mississippi Division. Williamsburg dipped to 8-10 overall and sat at 7-8 in the WaMaC West.
The Bolts are scheduled to travel to Cedar Rapids Washington on Friday, Feb. 12, for a 7:30 p.m. varsity contest on the Warriors’ Senior Night. Liberty’s final regular season game, and Senior Night, is set for Saturday, Feb. 13, in a girl/boy doubleheader against Iowa City West High starting at 2 p.m., rescheduled from Feb. 5.
Class 5A regional competition starts on Wednesday, Feb. 17, with quarterfinals, continues on Saturday, Feb. 20, with the semifinals, and concludes on Tuesday, Feb. 23, with regional finals. The 2021 Girls State Basketball Tournament will be held Monday, March 1, through Saturday, March 6, at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Liberty High 51, Williamsburg 40
Scoring — Keiko Ono-Fullard 13, Kennedy Daugherty 9, Ava Meyer 8, Haley Schroeder 8, Sunny Yarnell 7, Avery Gaudet 6
3-point baskets — Schroeder 2, Ono-Fullard 2, Gaudet 1, Daugherty 1, Yarnell 1
Assists — Ono-Fullard 4, Schroeder 3, Daugherty 2, Gaudet 1
Rebounds — Daugherty 12, Meyer 5, Ono-Fullard 5, Schroeder 3, Kinsley Robertson 2, Haley Napoli 2
Blocks — Gaudet 1, Meyer 1
Steals — Schroeder 5, Daugherty 4, Gaudet 3, Yarnell 3, Robertson 1, Meyer 1