Pirates advance in tournaments


By Nikki Blankenship - nblankenship@civitasmedia.com



Wheelersburg’s Kalle Coleman goes for the shot with a nest of Hornets on her heels.


The Wheelersburg Lady Pirates smashed the Coal Grove Hornets during Saturday’s Ohio High School Athletic Association’s (OHSAA) district tournaments at Rock Hill. ‘Burg won 53-36 and didn’t give away any points in the final quarter, securing the win.

Leading the Pirates was Kalle Coleman and Abbie Kallner. Coleman scored 14 points from four-twos and Kallner scored 17 points from four-threes, two-twos and one of two free throws.

Emily Compliment led Coal Grove with 11 points. Compliment scored two-two pointers, two-three pointers and one of one free throw.

The Pirates will next face North Adams at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday at Waverly High School while the Minford Falcons play Alexander. The winner of the two will face off to take the district championship.

Box Score

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Coal Grove 12-13-11-0-36

Wheelersburg 21-14-10-8-53

Scoring Summary

Coal Grove: McKnight-6, Compliment-11, Murphy-4, Crum-7, Dolan-8

Wheelersburg: Ruby-7, Kallner-17, Coleman-14, Swim-3, Bergan-4, Akers-8

Wheelersburg’s Kalle Coleman goes for the shot with a nest of Hornets on her heels.
http://portsmouth-dailytimes.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2017/02/web1_burgcg.jpgWheelersburg’s Kalle Coleman goes for the shot with a nest of Hornets on her heels.

By Nikki Blankenship

nblankenship@civitasmedia.com

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.