With the holiday season rushing upon them, the local high school girls' basketball teams are scurrying to get a game or two in before the Christmas break. Including games played on Tuesday, both teams have two contests left until January, 2013.
After a close 22-18 advantage at the break, the Lady Wildcats went on a 24-6 run and never looked back in their defeat of East Richland High School Dec. 14 at Ohio University Eastern to earn their second victory of the season.
Junior Myah Charkawi paced the Green and White with 16 points, that included a pair of baskets from beyond the arc, while hauling in seven boards and making seven steals and dishing out four assists. Lynnsie Parsons came off the bench to spark the 'Cats with nine points, six rebounds and making three steals, while Logan Cosper tacked on eight points four assists and making a rio of steals.
Hannah Stanley and Taylor Cosper each each contributed seven points apiece with Cosper taking four steals from the opponents. Kayla Hizer netted four points and grabbed five boards off the glass, while Lynah Stanley put in a deuce.
Kelsey Loy made pulled down six rebounds and blocked three shots, and Kayla Barker was credited with four assists. For the game, Paden City hauled in a season-high 34 rebounds, six blocks, 21 steals and dished out 18 assists.
After a home game with Hundred Dec. 18, the Lady 'Cats will play its last game before Christmas when they host Harman at noon.
The Lady Knights played on the road at Williamstown on Dec. 11, taking the fall at the hands of the Lady Jackets in a very close contest, 48-45. The Consolidated team gave everything they had, but the the pendulum swung in Williamstowns' favor this time out.
Scoring for the Silver and Black were: Allison Wable, 11 points one assist, one steal and a block; Hillary Casteel, four points, one assist, five rebounds, and three steals; Torrye Cline, 10 points, four assists, four rebounds, one steal and two blocks; Megan Carpenter, four points, two assists five rebounds; Sydney Reed, six points, two assists, five rebounds and one block; and Sophie Kinnard, 10 points, four assists, six rebounds, two steals and three blocks.
The Lady Knights will play again on Dec. 20 at Bishop Donahue. After the break, the Ladies will travel to Ravenswood on Jan. 3.