Lady Jags faced tough opponents in holiday tourney

The Lady Jags joined in the holiday tournament rush and traveled to the North Warren Invitational to face the host Cougars on Dec. 29. Other teams participating in the event were Schroon Lake and Warrensburg. Johnsburg finished fourth overall.

Round 1

Schroon Lake 48

Warrensburg 21

CHESTERTOWN - In the first game, Mindy Whitty scored a game-high 15 points to lead Schroon Lake to a shot at the tournament title on Tuesday.

The Wildcats also got 11 points from Rebecca Armstrong and 10 from Jocelyn Bowen.

For Warrensburg, Kate Taddeo netted seven points to lead the Burghers.

North Warren 58

Johnsburg 20

CHESTERTOWN - Kiera Warner drilled home 24 points to lead North Warren as then moved past Johnsburg to the tournament championship with Schroon Lake. Kelsey Hamblin pulled down 14 rebounds for the Cougars.

Keri Cleveland's five points led Johnsburg.

North Warren came off the bench with dedication to keep the Jaguars to only three points in the first quarter and never let them score into the double digits in an quarter.

Brooke Guy chipped in four points for the Lady Jags and Mikayla Glode had three. Bridgette Crooms, Kelsey Williford and Cassandra Prouty all tallied a basket. Johnsburg's record has fallen to 3-6 overall.

Round 2

Warrensburg 48

Johnsburg 32

CHESTERTOWN - All-Tournament team member Holly Gheen scored a game and career-high 14 points to lead Warrensburg past Johnsburg in the final round of the Holiday Tournament on Wednesday. She also grabbed five rebounds.

Ashlie Morehouse added 10 points for the Burghers, while Isabella Szabo tallied six steals.

Sophomore, Brooke Guy led Johnsburg with seven points. Kelsey Williford and Mikayla Glode finished with six points a piece, Cassandra Prouty and Jillian Urbonowicz each had four and Bridgette Crooms finished with two.

Keri Cleveland totaled three points in the final game and made the All-Tournament team.

Johnsburg was only down by eight at the half but couldn't rally to beat the Burghers.

North Warren 43

Schroon Lake 33

CHESTERTOWN - In the second game, Schroon Lake fought for a victory in the final quarter, more than doubling the Cougars score, but came up short.

Kiera Warner totaled 21 points. Schroon Lake's Jocelyn Bowen put up 20 points in the loss, including three three-pointers. Rebecca Armstrong was named to the All-Tournament team from Schroon Lake with North Warren's Warner and Kelsey Hamblin.

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