Lady Jeeps clinch co-championship

By Michael Hamilton

The South Webster Lady Jeeps clinched an SOC II Co-Championship Thursday night, after they defeated the Oak Hill Lady Oaks at South Webster High School.

South Webster took advantage of their last home game, and conference game of the regular season Thursday night as they generated a 23-point win over Oak Hill, 64-41.

Coach Kristie Johnson’s Lady Jeeps had three players score in double-digits against the Lady Oaks, Kacie Hall, Ellie Jo Johnson, and Cheyenne Weakley.

Senior Kacie Hall led the Lady Jeeps in points Thursday evening, scoring 19 points during her final home game of the season. She pulled down seven total rebounds, as well as dishing out three assists and getting a steal.

Ellie Johnson came away with another double-double on the season, scoring 17 points, and getting 10 total rebounds. Johnson also shot well from the free throw line, missing only two of her nine attempts.

Cheyenne Weakley rounded out the three South West Players hitting double-digits. She added 12 points to the Lady Jeep cause as they soundly defeated the Lady Oaks.

Brianna Blanton was the lone Lady Oak to reach double figures in points Thursday night for Doug Hale’s Oak Hill squad. Blanton scored 11 points against the Lady Jeeps, and went three for four from the free throw line.

Oak Hill did have a pair of players come close to scoring 10 or more points though, Bethany Blanton and Carlee Dempsey. Bethany finished with nine points, while Carlee ended with eight.

South Webster will be in action Saturday afternoon, as they take part in the Tackett’s Body Shop Shootout at Ironton High School. They will square off against the host Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers. Tipoff is set for about 5:15 p.m.

The Lady Oaks will be off from the court until their sectional tournament game against Chillicothe on Saturday, February 13th at Adena High School. Game time is set for around 8:00 p.m.

Box Score

1 2 3 4 Final
South Webster 11 16 18 19 64
Oak Hill 11 6 13 11 41

Individual Statistics

South Webster – Hall 6-6-19, E. Johnson 5-7-17, Weakley 5-1-12, Stamper 3-0-7, Zempter 2-0-4, K. Johnson 1-1-3, Wilson 0-2-2

Oak Hill – Brianna Blanton 4-3-11, Bethany Blanton 4-1-9, Dempsey 4-0-8, Nagerty 3-0-6, Wright 1-0-3, Ward 1-0-2

Three-point field goals – South Webster 3 (Hall, Stamper, Weakley) Oak Hill 1 (Wright)

By Michael Hamilton

Reach Michael Hamilton at 740-353-3101, ext 1931 or on Twitter @MikeHamilton82.

Reach Michael Hamilton at 740-353-3101, ext 1931 or on Twitter @MikeHamilton82.