RAVENSWOOD, W.Va —For the fourth consecutive year, the Ravenswood girls basketball team has won the Class AA Region I Section 2 sectional title after defeating the Lady Knights 47-34 Saturday afternoon in Jackson County.
The Red Devilettes (13-10) and Point Pleasant (9-13) both struggled to get any offense going in the first period, and RHS took the 7-5 lead into the second period.
Ravenswood outscored Point Pleasant 16-8 in the second stanza and took the 23-13 lead and the momentum into the half.
The Lady Knights bounced back after half going on a 12-8 run and cutting the Devilettes lead to six, 31-25, going into the final stanza.
Ravenswood closed the game strong with a 16-9 run to close out the Lady Knights and take the sectional victory 47-34.
The PPHS scoring pace was set by Sarah Hussell with 13 points followed by Katie Bruner and Allison Smith with seven points each. Smith also contributed 11 rebounds. Andrea Porter scored six points and pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds while Makenzie Thomas scored one point to round out the Lady Knights’ scoring.
Melonna Carmichael led RHS with a game-high 17 points, followed by Hannah Murry with nine points and 13 rebounds.
PPHS returns to action Thursday at 7 p.m. with a birth in the W.V. Class AA State Tournament on the line when it travels to Oak Glen to face the Section 1 Golden Bears.