Hot-shooting WHS stops EC girls 50-43

News Journal Staff

LEES CREEK — Williamsburg hit 12 of 15 field goals in the second half and defeated East Clinton 50-43 Monday in a non-league girls basketball at the ECHS gym.

The Lady Astros drop to 2-11 with the loss. The Lady Wildcats are now 5-6.

Prior to this game, East Clinton had not played in 2 weeks. But the Lady Astros shook off the rust quickly, jumping out to a 23-14 lead at halftime.

However they were then outscored by the hot-shooting WHS squad 36-20 in the second half.

“We’ve played well the last three games; we’re heading in the right direction,” EC coach Steven Gerber said. “We had a good week of practice leading up to the game.”

But Williamsburg simply did not miss in the second half. The Lady Wildcats made 64 percent of their field goal attempts for the game.

East Clinton was 16 for 48 from the field, good for 33 percent. The Lady Astros had 19 turnovers and gave up 10 offensive rebounds, Gerber pointed out.

Kaitlin Durbin had 15 points and 4 rebounds for East Clinton. Kayla Hall added 10 points.

Bre Davis had 5 points, 12 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocked shots. Ciarra Cooper had 4 points and 3 rebounds. Lacey Peterman had 5 points, 4 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Paige Lilly chipped in with 4 points.

News Journal Staff