COLONY — Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcat girls recorded their second win of the season at the expense of their hosts, Crest High’s Lady Lancers, Thursday.
In a makeup Three Rivers League contest, the Wildcats used a solid start to claim a 48-39. Both teams went into the game with one victory.
“We played like a team and it paid off for us,” said Kent Houk, MVHS girls head coach.
Marmaton Valley staked out a 28-13 halftime lead. Crest made a run in the second half, outscoring the Wildcats 26-20, but it wasn’t enough.
Alysha Westhoff led the Wildcats with 12 points and Kayla McNutt tossed in 10. The Cats were 18 of 33 from the free-throw line.
Crest, which lost 57-28 to Hartford on Tuesday, was led by Amanda Strickler with 11 points. The Lady Lancers were 16 of 32 at the line.
Marmaton Valley is 1-3 in TRL play and 2-11 overall. Crest is 0-2 in league and 1-13 overall.
Tonight, Marmaton Valley goes to Uniontown and Crest travels to Chetopa in TRL action.
In a two-quarter B-team game, Crest won 27-9.
Ashley Catt scored 10 for Crest and Jamee McEndree had five for Marmaton Valley.
Marmaton Valley (12-16-9-11—48): McNutt 3-4-5-10, Boyd 2-1-2-5, Miller 1-5-3-7, Westhoff 4-4-4-12, Meiwes 4-0-5-8, Ford 0-1-1-1, Henry 1-3-3-5, Shadden 0-0-2-0. TOTALS: 15-18-25-48.
Crest (7-6-14-12—39) (FG/3-pt): Catt 2-3-4-7, A. Strickler 1-9-4-11, K. Strickler 2-1-2-5, Ku. Gilliland 0-0-2-0, Honn 0-2-5-2, Louk 1/1-1-5-6, C. Golden 4-0-3-8, Ko. Gilliland 0-0-1-0. TOTALS: 10/1-16-26-39.
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