Pictured is Sr Lady Pirate #11 Katie McBroom
Both the Jr High and Sr High Cedarville Lady Pirate basketball teams have slam dunked through the doors of their season forcing the competition to beg for a timeout. After each squad took control of the scoreboard in their most recent matches against the Ozark Lady Hillbillies, the Jr and Sr Lady Pirates each sit undefeated.
The Jr girls beat the West Fork Lady Tigers in their first game of the season 25-24. Then on Thursday, November 19, the Jr Lady Pirates took their second win with a final score of 38-33 against Ozark putting them at 2-0 going into tonight’s game with Lavaca. Rylee Partain led with 19 points in the game followed by Rose LaLonde with 9.
The Sr High Lady Pirates already have 195 points in their short season from just three games. Cedarville won 71-47 against Prairie Grove, 67-47 against Mulberry, and then last Thursday, November 19 turned around and again reigned over their opponents when they netted a victory of 57-51 versus Ozark. “The Sr Lady Pirates had a 55-36 lead with four minutes left in the game,” explained head coach, Andrew Tencleve. “The girls hit 14 3’s during their game with Ozark.” MaKayla Pearcy ended the match with 19 points followed by Chloe Morrow with 13 and Emily Wood with 11. Now 3-0 on the season, the Sr Lady Pirates will dive headfirst into tonight’s battle at Lavaca against the Lady Golden Arrows. Games will start at 4:30 pm.
Jr High photos courtesy of Malinda Mizell and Sr High photos courtesy of Chasyn Oden