Lady Warriors tame Bulldogs and Wildcats
The Lady Warriors faced neighboring county rivals, the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs and the Pendleton County Wildcats in basketball action last week.
As usual, the meeting of the Warriors and Bulldogs made for an action-packed and emotional game as the Lady Warriors prevailed in a 68-59 win over the Lady Bulldogs at Mill Creek on January 10.
The sixth ranked Lady Warriors battled the Bulldogs with a 4-4, 10-10 tie in the first quarter, 27-27 and 29-29 tie in the second, and an exciting third and fourth quarter for a 49-49 tie.
The Lady Warriors opened up for a 7-0 run that sealed the win.
Sophomore point guard Heather Snead had her career game as a starter with 15 points, six rebounds and six assists. Sister and senior Shelby Snead also had 15 points, four steals and three three-pointers. Chloe Bland continued her double-double streak (six) with 12 points, 11 rebounds and five steals. Shelby Snead and Bland are second in West Virginia, in all classes, in three-pointers and rebounds respectively and both are #1 in Class A state standings.
Saturday, January 15, saw the Lady Warriors travel to Franklin to take on the Lady Wildcats in another Class A encounter.
The Wildcats surprisingly entered the contest with a 1-6 record as the Pendleton County program has been strong in the past.
The Lady Warriors controlled the game from the start and juniors Sarah Jonese and Chloe Bland led the scoring drive with 11 and 22 points each. Senior Elizabeth Arbogast contributed five steals with five points and junior Miranda McNabb responded with seven points and seven rebounds.
The Lady Warriors easily clinched the win at 57-27.
This week sees the Lady Warriors in home game action on Friday, January 21, with the Webster County Highlanders.
The Lady Warriors are holding strong with an overall record of 7-2 and a league record of 3-0.