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#16 Lady Owls keep momentum

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    Examiner photo by April Adams Lady Owls take second at the Weimer Wildcat Holiday Classic.

ANDERSON — The Lady Owls varsity basketball team went into Christmas break sitting atop District 23-3A with a 4-0 record. They are now ranked # 16 in the state.

The Lady Owls didn’t stop there, shortly after Christmas Coach Foy and the Lady Owls headed over to Weimer to take on teams in the Weimer Wildcats Holiday Classic. After three days of tough competition, the team took home second-place. They remained undefeated throughout tournament play, until the championship game Saturday, Dec. 29, when they lost to Victoria West 47-35.

The Lady Owls rolled over Giddings 76-20 in the first game of the Weimar tournament. Porscha Johnson scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had five assists. Kyndal Bohnert scored 12 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had four steals and two blocks. Haley Mason scored 12 points and had 10 rebounds and four steals. D’Asia White scored 11 points and had nine rebounds and eight assists. Delaney Compean scored 10 points, Emily Daigle scored eight points and Reality Molina scored six points.

In the second game of the tournament, the Lady Owls played Sealy and took them down 61-27. White scored 16 points and had nine rebounds and eight assists. Bohnert scored 12 points and had 17 rebounds and six blocks. Johnson scored 10 points and had four steals and three rebounds. Compean scored nine points. Mason scored eight points and had six assists and four rebounds. Molina, Daigle and Van Tassel all scored a bucket.

Day two of the Weimer Wildcat Holiday Classic would bring two more wins for the Lady Owls. They faced off with Schulenburg and beat them 45-38. Bohnert notched 26 points and 10 rebounds. Daigle scored seven points, White scored six points, Compean scored four points, and Johnson scored two points.

Day two, game four of the tournament, the Lady Owls defeated Gonzales with a score of 55-25. Bohnert scored 23 points and grabbed 20 rebounds. Daigle scored nine points and had five rebounds. Compean scored eight points and had seven rebounds. White scored six points with four rebounds and four assists. Johnson scored three points and had four steals and three rebounds. Van Tassel scored three points. Mason scored three points, grabbed 16 rebounds and had five assists.

Next up for the Lady Owls was LaGrange and they beat them 48-38. Mason scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds. White scored 10 points and had four steals and four rebounds.

Bohnert scored nine points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Molina scored four points, pulled down three rebounds and had two steals. Daigle scored three points, while Compean and Van Tassel knocked in a single bucket each.

The championship game of the Weimar tournament the Lady Owls lost to Victoria West 47-35. White scored nine points and had five steals and four assists. Daigle scored eight points, pulled four rebounds and had two assists. Johnson scored five points, Compean scored five points and Bohnert scored four points and grabbed nine rebounds. Molina and Mason both knocked in a single bucket. The Lady Owls took home a respectable second-place after three days of tough basketball.

The Lady Owls also took on Grand Oaks Friday, Jan. 4, and beat them 38-35. Mason led all scorers with 14 points, followed by White with 11 points, Bohnert with seven points and Daigle with six points.

Tuesday, Jan. 8, the Lady Owls took on Trinity with junior varsity starting at 4:30 p.m. (results were not available at press time).

The Ballin’ Out Against Cancer game is Friday, Jan. 12, and the Lady Owls will take on the Onalaska Wildcats. Coach Foy will be selling T-shirts and donating all proceeds from the sales to Locks of Love. Interested parties will also be able to give a hair donation starting at 6 p.m. Come out and show your support for the Lady Owls and donate to a good cause.