Lady Warriors come up short
The Peabody-Burns Lady Warriors' basketball team lost two contests this past week, falling to Canton-Galva, 50-35, and Inman, 42-26.
PBHS has three more games before sub-state with contests at Hutch Trinity and Ell-Saline and a final home appearance Tuesday with a senior-night match-up against Berean.
An even first quarter at Canton-Galva Feb. 5 put the Lady Warriors behind by one at the end of the period, 11-10.
Jessica Gillet led the team with four points, while Bayleigh Clark, Danielle Savage, and Traylee Woodruff each had a basket.
Good defensive pressure from the Lady Warriors kept the score close in the second period.
PBHS briefly took the lead at the four-minute mark, but the Eagles came back to claim the four-point edge at the half, 24-20.
Rebecca Morris had four points in the second.
Clark and Julie Wedel each had a basket, and Savage and Felecia Pohlman each added a free throw.
Canton-Galva went on an eight-point run in the third to take a 33-22 lead with three minutes left to play.
The Lady Warriors closed to within nine at the end of the quarter, 37-28.
Morris, Gillet, Woodruff, and Tabitha O'Neal each had a basket.
The Lady Warrior offense in the fourth included a three-point basket from Pohlman, and baskets from Clark and O'Neal. PBHS still lost to the Eagles by 15.
Jessica Gillet, six; Bayleigh Clark, six; Rebecca Morris, six; Tabitha O'Neal, four; Felecia Pohlman, four; Traylee Woodruff, four; Danielle Savage, three; Julie Wedel, two.
With four minutes on the clock Friday, Clark put up the first score in the Inman contest with a free throw.
Gillet tied the game at seven with less than two minutes to play in the quarter.
Inman scored five more and the Lady Warriors were down 12-7 at the end of the period.
Clark had three points and Gillet and Savage each had a basket.
The Teutons put up 15 points in the second period and led by the same amount at the half, 27-12.
The Lady Warriors only managed five points in the quarter.
Wedel scored a three-point basket and Savage added two.
The Lady Warrior defense held Inman to nine in the third while the offense came up with nine points as well.
Gillet had seven in the quarter while Woodruff and Wedel each had two points.
Three points was all of the Lady Warrior offense in the fourth.
Woodruff added a basket and Gillet had a free throw. Inman claimed the 16-point victory.
Jessica Gillet, 10; Julie Wedel, five; Danielle Savage, four; Traylee Woodruff, four; Bayleigh Clark, three.