Lumberjills Split Two, Lady Hornets And ‘Cats Lose Two
Union Grant 52
The Valley Lumberjills outscored Union Grant 35-24 in the second half to break open a 28-28 halftime score to win its second H.I.T. victory, 63-52 in Pine Grove Jan. 24.
Madison Arnold came up big with a game-high 20 points, while Erin Brown netted a double-double, 14 points and 12 rebounds, to pace the Lady Lumberjacks.
Sarah Basset and Sophie Palmer each netted eight markers, while Palmer dished out a career-high nine assists. Kaitlyn Brown scored six markers, while Cassidy Price sank five points and Rachel Baker hit a deuce.
Morgantown Trinity 62,
Morgantown Trinity raced out to a 36-19 lead in the opening half against the Valley Lumberjills Jan. 22 in Pine Grove and held on to claim a 62-47 victory.
Palmer, Arnolds, and Kaitlyn Brown each tallied 11 markers to pace the ‘Jills, while Erin Brown sank six and Basset and Price each recorded a pair of deuces.
St. John 58,
The Lady Hornets fell behind early and couldn’t recover, losing 58-20 against Bellaire St. John Jan. 22 inside the Hornets Nest.
Josie Phillips paced the home team with six markers, while Meliah Umstead and Emily Rine each netted four points. Paige Shriver drained a three-pointer, while Ashley Miller netted a deuce and Hannah Hostetler sank free throw.
Paden City 47
The Lady Wildcats’ Hannah Stanley scored a career-high 28 points, including a career-high six baskets from beyond the arc, but it wasn’t enough to get past Clay-Battelle, 54-47, Jan. 22 in Blacksville.
After falling behind 35-22 at the break and 45-28 after three periods of play, the Wildcats outscored the Cee-Bees 19-9 in the final period to make it a closer game.
Kayla Hizer followed Stanley with 10 points, while Aubrey Neff sank four markers. Malayna Price recorded a triple, while Darien Ritchie swished a deuce for all the Lady ‘Cats’ scoring.
Tyler 54, Paden City 38
The Lady Silver Knights scored the game’s first 10 points and never looked back in handing the Paden City Lady ‘Cats a 54-38 loss at Tyler Consolidated High School, Jan. 26.
Hannah Stanley recorded 12 markers that included a pair of baskets from beyond the arc, while Aubrey Neff and Cydney Blatt each contributed eight points to pace the Green and White.
In addition, Kayla Hizer scored six points, while Chelsea Baker tacked on three points and Darien Ritchie sank a free throw.
Amanda Reynolds scored a team-high 12 points, while Sydney Yoho and Ariel Fish each drained eight markers for the Lady Knights.