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PBHS girls lose by two at Chase County

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The Peabody-Burns High School Lady Warriors lost the season-opener Dec. 5 on a last second basket, falling to Chase County, 35-33.

PBHS took the early lead on a basket from Julie Wedel with an assist from Traylee Woodruff.

The score was close throughout the half but the lead went to Chase County by one at the buzzer.

Wedel also added two free throws to lead the first quarter scoring with four.

Woodruff had a three-point basket and Paige Barnes added a free throw.

Except for an early lead in the quarter, the Lady Warriors trailed Chase County in the second.

Danielle Savage got on the board with six points. Woodruff added a basket and Wedel pulled the team within two late in the half with a free throw.

Chase County held the two-point edge at the half, 19-17.

A basket from Stephanie Rempel tied the game at 19 at the beginning of the third quarter.

A Wedel free throw put the Lady Warriors up by one, but the Lady Bulldogs countered with a two to grab the lead again, 21-20.

Another basket by Rempel put PBHS ahead 22-21, but Chase County then went on a five-point run to lead at the end of the third period, 26-22.

Bayleigh Clark and Michaela Methvin each added a basket early in the fourth to keep the Lady Warriors within two of the Lady Bulldogs, 28-26.

In the last four minutes of the contest, Woodruff, Rempel, and Savage all had crucial free throws to pull the Lady Warriors to within a basket, 33-31, with less than two minutes to play in the game.

Savage scored a basket with a minute left to play to knot the game at 33. Despite defensive efforts by the PBHS squad, Chase County scored a basket with two seconds left in the contest to win by two.

Savage led the offense with nine points. Julie Wedel led the defense with 12 rebounds.

Last modified Dec. 17, 2008

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