Girls Basketball Action Throughout The Area Detailed
The Cameron Lady Dragons raced out to a 31-19 advantage at the break against the Hundred Lady Hornets and held on to gain a 55-45 victory Jan. 12 in Dragon territory.
Haley Hayes swished a quartet of three balls to pace the Lady Hornets offense, while Mercedes Goff tacked on 10 markers. Katie Tennant followed with seven points, while Oshana Topp netted five; Lindsay Jones, four; Cheyenne Myers, three; and Emily Ebert, two points.
St. John 55,
Paden City 31
The Lady ‘Cats had only four players score in a 55-31 loss to Bellaire St. John in Wildcat territory Jan. 14.
Paden City freshman Hannah Stanley paced her team with a dozen points, including a pair of baskets from beyond the arc. Meanwhile, Wildcat seniors Dominique Craft and Amanda Heasley each netted seven points, while junior point guard Logan Cosper nailed a deuce and a three pointer for the home town Lady Wildcats.
Notre Dame 60
The ‘Jills’ Dani Hayes banked in a three-point basket to send the game with Notre Dame to overtime. But they were outscored 7-5 in the extra period to lose, 60-58, in girls’ basketball action Jan. 9 in Clarksburg.
After falling behind 19-10 in the first period, Valley used a 15-11 scoring advantage to go into the locker room down only six, 30-24. The ‘Jills outscored the Lady Irish12-8 in the third and 17-15 in the fourth, when the game went into OT.
Megan Bucher paced the ‘Jills with her best game of the season, 18 points and 20 rebounds, to lead the ‘Jills, while Hayes tacked on 18 markers, grabbed seven boards, and blocked four shots. Alisha Carter came off the bench to score four baskets from beyond the arc, while Holli Schell contributed five points and Karrisa Headley three points.
The River Lady Pilots used a 16-4 run in the third period to break open a close game and hung on to gain a 45-34 victory over Bridgeport Monday in Pilot territory.
Laken Ramsay posted a 17-point game that included a trio of baskets from beyond the arc, while Cassidy McCullough knocked in 11 points and made four steals to lead the Lady Pilots.
In addition, Emile Weaver netted eight points and hauled in a team-high 11 rebounds, while Haylee Bowers tacked on four points. Hannah Jones and Emily Dierkes each sank a deuce, while Landyn Ramsay swished a free throw.
The Lady Pilots will hopefully add another notch to their winning total when they travel to Frontier for a contest against a tough Lady Cougar team Thursday night at 6 p.m.
Paden City 38,
Bishop Donahue, 47
For the fourth time this season, the Lady ‘Cats held a halftime lead, only to see their opponents come back to gain the nod. This time it was to Bishop Donahue at Bob Burton Gymnasium Jan. 10.
After holding a 20-16 lead at the break, the Lady Bishops would tally 12 markers in the third period for their first lead in the game. The visitors held Paden City to one bucket and two free throws for a 28-24 lead heading into the final period of play.
Bishop’s lead ballooned to 13 points before the Lady Wildcats trimmed it down to a bucket late in the game. But Donahue wouldn’t be denied in picking up its first victory of the season.
“Nothing is going right for us,” said Wildcat Head Coach Kelly Sine. “Every time we hit the floor, we are prepared. But once the tip starts, it looks like we have never practiced before.”
Dominique Craft was the only Paden City player in double figures, with 14 points. She made only one basket, but went 12-17 at the foul line for a team-high 14 markers. She also pulled down a team-high eight boards, made two steals, and dished out a pair of assists.
Logan Cosper and Hannah Stanley each recorded nine points, while Lynnsie Parsons added six points, including one from beyond the arc. Kayla Hizer tallied a basket and a free throw. Amanda Heasley, who sat out most of the game due to an injury, hauled in seven rebounds, five of which came on the offensive side of the ball.
Bishop Donahue 31
The Valley Lumberjills used a 10-1 run in the first period and closed the deal in the fourth with a 16-5 run to get by Bishop Donahue Monday, 42-31, in McMechen.
Karrissa Headley paced the ‘Jills with 14 points, while Megan “At-a-Girl” Bucher tallied a dozen markers and pulled down just as many rebounds. In addition, Dani Hayes added seven points, while Brittany Sivert netted six points. Holli Schell contributed a deuce, while Jessica Ashcraft sank a charity toss.
The young Lady ‘Jills will look to keep their winning streak alive when they travel to Morgantown to tangle with the Trinity Lady Warriors at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.