CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A fast start by the Lady Warriors proves too much for OVCS to overcome.
The Cross Lanes Christian girls basketball team defeated Ohio Valley Christian 72-58 Monday night in Kanawha County.
The Lady Defenders (3-12) were out scored 16-to-8 in the opening stanza by the Lady Warriors (19-4). CLCS pushed its lead to 17 points at halftime, following a 20-11 run.
The Ohio Valley Christian offense turned it up in the third period, scoring 20 point in the period. CLCS scored 19 in the third and led 55-39. The Lady Defenders out scored Cross Lanes Christian 19-to-17 over the final eight minutes but the Lady Warriors claimed the 14 point triumph.
Ohio Valley Christian was paced by Emily Carman with 21 points and Madison Crank with 15. Rachel Sargent, Bekah Sargent and Sarah Schoonover each finished with six points in the game, while Teah Elliott marked four.
Crank with two and Carman with one accounted for the trio of OVCS three-pointers. Ohio Valley Christian was 25-of-30 (83.3 percent) from the line led by Carman, who was 14-of-16 (87.5 percent).
Courtney Kendrick had a special night for the Lady Warriors, as she marked 39 points. Laura Jones had 14 points, Jeanette Acevedo marked 11, while Juilianna Lowery finished with six and Bethany Stepp added two.
The Lady Warriors were 11-of-16 (68.8 percent) from the free throw line, while Kendrick hit the lone triple.
The Lady Defenders also fell to Cross Lanes Christian on January 11th in Gallipolis by a count of 52-23.