Lady Warriors drop two

Staff writer

Peabody-Burns High School Lady Warriors suffered two more losses this past week.

They were defeated Feb. 12 by Hutch Trinity 55-22, and lost Friday to Ell-Saline 45-26.

The season came to a close Tuesday with a senior night game against Berean Academy, and will continue next week into sub-state.

The Lady Warriors held their own in the early minutes against Hutch Trinity.

The game was tied at four with three minutes left in the first quarter.

Trinity bounced out to a six-point lead, but Rebecca Morris cut the lead to three at 11-8 with a three-point basket at the buzzer.

Morris led the team scoring in the first with five points, and Danielle Savage had three.

Only five points for PBHS made for a dismal second quarter, as Trinity opened a 24-11 lead at the half.

Julie Wedel got in the scoring with three points, and Bayleigh Clark added a basket.

While PBHS scoring improved slightly in the third with the addition of nine points, the Trinity offense put in 16.

The Lady Warriors were behind 40-22 at the end of three.

Morris had five in the third, while Traylee Woodruff and Michaela Methvin each had two points.

PBHS was held scoreless in the fourth and Trinity pumped in 15 to defeat the Lady Warriors by 33.


Rebecca Morris, 10; Danielle Savage, three; Julie Wedel, three; Bayleigh Clark, two; Traylee Woodruff, two; Michaela Methvin, two.


PBHS took an early 5-2 lead against Ell-Saline, but the Cardinals came back to tie the game at five with four minutes left in the first.

Ell-Saline went on a 7-0 run and lead 12-5 with 20 seconds left in the period.

Morris added a late free throw, but the Cardinal lead was six at the end of one, 12-6.

Savage led the team with four points, and Jessica Gillet and Morris each had a free throw.

In the second quarter, PBHS kept pace with the Cardinals and the deficit at the half was eight, 22-14.

Clark had four for the PBHS squad. Gillet and Wedel each had two points.

With slow third quarter offense for both squads, the Ell-Saline lead was just 29-18 at the end of the period.

Woodruff had all four for the Lady Warriors.

PBHS added eight more in the final period.

Gillet put in five in the fourth and Clark added three.


Jessica Gillet, eight; Bayleigh Clark, seven; Danielle Savage, four; Traylee Woodruff, four' Julie Wedel, two; Rebecca Morris, one.