(January 22nd, 2015) – PIONEER: It was gradual, but the Lady Blackbirds, in their junior varsity incarnation, came to dominate the Lady Eagles of North Central in Pioneer.
The first quarter was a defensive struggle between the two young teams. Pettisville slipped out of the period with a slight advantage at 4-3. Then, the Blackbird offense began to build some traction, giving the Pettisville girls a 6-3 margin in the second period. This allowed them to enjoy a 10-6 lead at the half.
North Central was unable to slow down their guests from Fulton County in the third quarter. Nor were they able to keep pace offensively. The Lady Eagles were outscored 10-3 in period, which put them in a 20-9 deficit. The girls of Pioneer would be unable to make up the difference in the fourth quarter, as they dropped the game 26-11.
For the Lady Blackbirds, freshman Kyra Behnfeldt led the team with 10 points. Another first year player for Pettisville, Nicole Foor, put up 9 points of her own against the North Central defense.
Alex Richmond was the leading scorer for the Lady Eagles, providing her team with 3 points in the loss.