(December 6th, 2014): The Eighth Grade squad of Lady Blackbirds have played exceptionally well this season. They’re a very tough team to beat.
The Lady Bombers of Edon found this out in the first meeting between the two teams. In the game, they managed to score just 4 points in a 41 point defeat. That put the final score at 45-4, in favor of Pettisville.
From the beginning of the contest, the Fulton County girls controlled the happenings on both sides of the ball. At the end of the first period, Edon found themselves on the wrong side of a 14-2 deficit. They struggled in the second quarter as well, falling further behind thanks to a 12-2 run by Pettisville. This put them at a 26-4 disadvantage at the half.
Pettisville turned up the defensive pressure even more in the second half. The Lady Blackbirds didn’t allow the Bombers to score a single point after halftime. In that same span, the Blackbird girls put up 10 points in the third quarter, and 9 more in the fourth.
Morgan Leppelmeier led the offensive charge for the Blackbirds with 16 points. Brandi Schnitkey added 9 points to the Pettisville total as well.