The St. Patrick Lady Saints lost to the Villa Madonna Blue Lightning for third time this season, but tonight's game was closer than the previous two.
Villa Madonna held off St. Patrick's late rally for a 49-45 victory at St. Patrick.
St. Patrick had a couple of one-point lead in the third quarter, but Villa Madonna was up 38-33 heading into the fourth quarter.
After the Blue Lightning extended the lead to 42-34, the Lady Saints pulled to within three at 42-39, but could not get any closer.
Villa Madonna beat St. Patrick 67-38 on December 16 and 51-41 on December 28. Both of those games were played on the Blue Lightning's home court.
Villa Madonna sophomore Brooke Meier hit five three-pointers and scored 22 points tonight.
Madison Perry added 11 points for the Blue Lightning.
Lexi Scales led St. Patrick in scoring with 19 points
The Lady Saints play the Robertson County Lady Devils Tuesday night in Mount Olivet.
VM (9-11) Meier 22, Barry 13, Doumont 4, Wagner 4, Thomas 4, Lund 2
SP (4-16) Scales 19, Gallenstein 9, Klee 7, Hughes 4, Tesmer 3, Stewart 3
VM 08 12 18 11- 49
SP 02 14 17 12- 45