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.
Coal Grove 12-13-11-0-36
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
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