GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Snapping the skid.
After six losses in a row the Ohio Valley Christian Lady Defenders got back in the win column with a 57-45 victory over visiting Wesley Christian Friday night.
The Lady Defenders (2-8) took the first period lead with a 17-to-14 run but the Lady Eagles answered with a 11-to-4 spurt in the second quarter, which gave them a four point advantage.
Ohio Valley Christian came out of the half a seemingly different team than went in, as the scored 20 points in the third period while holding WCS to just six points. OVCS out scored Wesley Christian by two points over the final eight minutes to seal the 57-45 victory.
Madison Crank led the Lady Defenders with 20 points, including a trio of three-pointers. Bekah Sargent marked 14 points, while Emily Carman added 13. Carman accounted for Ohio Valley Christian’s three-pointer. Sarah Schoonover had six points, while Teah Elliott had four to round out the Lady Defenders scoring total.
Ohio Valley Christian shot 7-of-18 from the charity stripe for 38.9 percent.
Lauren Nelson led the Lady Eagles with 20 points on the night, followed by Adie James with 12
This is the lone scheduled meeting between the Lady Defenders and WCS this season.