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Pilots Win Opener

By Staff | Dec 5, 2014

The Pilots’ Jensen Caretti poured in 40 points to lead the Lady River Pilots to a 74-60 victory over Monroe Central Saturday, Nov. 29, in Woodsfield to open the 2014-15 girls’ basketball season.

The Lady Pilots raced out to a commanding 46-30 advantage at the break and cruised the rest of the way.

Brielle Williams followed Caretti with 20 markers, including one bucket from beyond the arc, while teammate Devyn Potts netted a bucket and four free throws.

Abby and Bailey Caldwell teamed for three buckets, while Haylee Bowers drained a deuce.

The Lady Pilots made 26 shots from the floor, including a pair from long range, while swishing16-25 charity tosses.

River returned to action after press time Tuesday against Union Local in Hannibal.

The Lady Pilots will travel Dec. 4 and Dec. 6 at Meadowbrook and Bellaire, respectively, at 7:30 p.m. before hosting the Lady Cadets of Linsly Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m.