The Newburg girls basketball team (2-4) traveled to Belle for a non-conference matchup on Monday, Dec. 4. The Lady Wolves struggled with turnovers, falling to the Lady Tigers 56-44.
Kylee Brookshire continues to shine for Newburg, as she put up yet another double-double in the loss. The senior forward scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, while also getting three steals.
While Brookshire continues to be a force on both sides of the court, Newburg struggled in the turnover department. The Lady Wolves turned the ball over 26 times, while getting 13 steals of their own on the defensive end. Those turnovers helped Belle get a few more chanced on the offensive end to open the game up.
Outside of Brookshire, Macy Suschanke added 10 points for Newburg and grabbed six rebounds with two steals and two assists. As a team, Newburg won the battle on the boards 33 to 28, but couldn't overcome the turnover gap. Belle also got an offensive bump from hitting four threes, while the Lady Wolves didn't attempt a shot from long range.
The Lady Wolves will look to get back in the win column with another road game, a trip to Dixon, on Thursday, Dec. 7.