The Lady Warriors wrapped up the regular season with a loss Feb. 22 at home against Hope but came back to take a road win Thursday over Elyria, 32-24. The team played in the first-round game of sub-state at Berean Academy on Monday.
Rayna Barnes led the Lady Warriors to a first-quarter lead against the Lions with 4 points. Sarah Hofkamp had 3 and Jessica Noble added a 2. PBHS had the 1-point edge, 9-8, at the end of the period.
Hope took the lead early in the second quarter but Michaela Methvin tied the game at 11 with 6 minutes, 20 seconds on the clock. The Lions then added 6 points before Methvin got the PBHS squad on the scoreboard again. Hope added a trey with less than 2 minutes in the half. PBHS trailed, 20-13, at the break.
Two quick Lady Warrior baskets — one by Methvin and the other from Hofkamp — got the Lady Warriors within 3 early in the third quarter. The Lions then went on an 8-point run. Barnes got a 2, but then Hope put in 7 to make the gap 16, 35-19. PBHS added 2 more points with a free throw each from Barnes and Hofkamp. The Lady Warriors were down, 35-21, at the end of the quarter.
Hofkamp added a 2-point basket in the final period. Hope defeated the Lady Warriors 40-23.
Hofkamp, 8; Barnes, 7; Methvin, 6; Noble, 2.
Hofkamp got an assist from Methvin to open the game with a 2. PBHS added 7 more in the first quarter, Barnes with 5 and Brandee Burnett a 2. PBHS led, 9-6, at the end of the first quarter.
The Eagles added a free throw in the second quarter. Methvin had a 2 for the Lady Warriors. PBHS still had the edge at the half, 11-8.
Hofkamp opened the third with a 2. Burnett added 8 points in the period, and Heather Brooks got on the board with a trey. Elyria added 7, but PBHS maintained the 25-24 edge at the end of the quarter.
The Lady Warriors had 4 more points from Burnett in the fourth quarter. Barnes and Methvin each added 2. The Eagles added 9. PBHS earned their second win of the season, 32-24.
Burnett, 14; Barnes, 7; Hofkamp, 4; Methvin, 4; Brooks, 3.