Wildcats Open Season With 46-19 Victory Over Hundred
HUNDRED — The Wildcats defense held the Hundred Hornets to three points in the second half before going onto grab a 46-19 victory over county rival Hundred on Nov. 29 inside the Hornets Nest to open the 2016-17 campaign.
Paden City sophomore Ali Suter out-scored the Lady Hornets 10 points to five to help the Wildcats paw out a 13-5 advantage after one period of play.
Meanwhile, the Lady Hornets Madeline Goff and Valerie Soles heated up in the second stanza, scoring six and four points, respectively, to help Hundred close the gap to 22-16. Ashlyn Moses sank a triple, while Loy sank a pair of deuces to lead the Wildcats.
It was all Paden City in the second half as Soles scored the only three markers for the Hornets, while Paige Leonard netted a team-high four points in the third period, while Loy sank four deuces in the fourth.
Loy led all scorers with 14 points, while Suter added a dozen to pace the Wildcats. Moses scored six markers, while Chelsea Baker and Leonard each netted four points. Abbie Stackpole and Bre Henthorn each sank a two-pointer.
Goff and Katherine Henderson each tallied six points to pace the Hornets, while Soles netted five, and Hailey Eastham a deuce.
“I’m proud of the way the girls performed on defense in the second half,” Wildcats’ Coach Alan Miller said. “We are a very young team, and we will get better each practice and every game we play. I understand with a young team, we will make mistakes, but as long as we can correct it and learn from it, we will be a better team in the future.”