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Lady Warriors edged by Burrton

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Peabody-Burns High School Lady Warriors remain winless with the most recent loss Tuesday to the Burrton Lady Chargers. PBHS came close in the 42-40 loss, but are now 0-5 with one more game before the holiday break. The team will take on Wichita Home School and then break until January.

The Lady Warriors took an early 6-0 lead in the first quarter against the Lady Chargers. With two minutes remaining in the quarter, Burrton took the lead, 7-6, but a basket by Danielle Savage put the PBHS squad ahead, 8-7. Burrton answered with a basket, but Julie Wedel got a bucket just before the end of the quarter and PBHS led 10-9 at the end of one. Savage and Wedel each had four points in the period and Michaela Methvin had two.

Savage scored two early in the second period, but Burrton came back to within one with a score. Jessica Noble gave the Lady Warriors a four-point cushion at 15-11 with a trey, but again Burrton answered with a trey. Tori Schroeder got on the board with a two to make the score 17-15, and again Burrton came back to tie the game at 17.

The Lady Chargers took a three-point advantage at the half, 20-17.

Burrton led for most of the third quarter but PBHS remained within a few points. Noble scored a second trey of the contest to give the PBHS squad the lead briefly late in the quarter, but the Lady Chargers ended the third with a one-point edge, 33-32.

Savage and Wedel each had 4 points in the quarter, Noble had 3, and Schroeder and Traylee Woodruff each had 2.

Savage, Methvin, and Wedel each had a basket in the early fourth quarter, but Burrton stayed ahead by two, 40-38. With one minute left in the contest, a 2-point basket by Savage made it a one-point Burrton lead, 41-40. Burrton added a free throw in the game. PBHS had a late possession but the Lady Chargers hung onto the two-point lead for the win. The Lady Warriors were defeated, 42-40.

Savage led the scoring with 14. Wedel had 10. Noble scored 6. Methvin and Schroeder each had 4 and Woodruff had 2.

Methvin led the defense with 16 rebounds. Wedel had 15 and Savage had 9. Woodruff had 3 steals and 9 assists.

Last modified Dec. 24, 2009

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