Lady Eagles Split Two
Padyn Ludewig tallied a game-high 27 points and dished off seven assists to help lead the Magnolia Lady Eagles to a much deserved 59-54 victory over Wheeling Central at the Eagles’ HammerDome Jan. 13.
Magnolia took a 13-12 first period lead before heading into the locker room down four points. After the beak, the Eagles knotted the game at 40, heading into the final period of play.
Magnolia tallied two more baskets than the guests and ran away with the win.
Ludewig led the charge with 27 points, including one from downtown, while the duo of Jordan Babe and Marissa Bosley teamed for 20 points, including four triples. Dallas Mullett and Tori Tharp teamed for 10 points, while Abby Harlan added a deuce.
The Blue Eagle duo of Padyn Ludewig and Jordan Babe teamed for 24 points, but it wasn’t quite enough to get by Ritchie County, who prevailed 71-43 Jan. 18 in Rebel Territory.
After holding their own in the first period, the Lady Rebels outscored the Eagles 46-22 in the second and third periods to garner the home victory.
Dallas Mullett chipped in with eight points, while Marissa Bosley added seven and Abby Harlan four in the lop-sided loss.
The Lady Eagles will travel across the river to take on the Lady Pilots Sat. Jan. 23, at 12 p.m.