SCHROON LAKE - The Schroon Lake Lady Wildcats used a 17-7 fourth quarter to push their way past a tough Willsboro Lady Warriors team for a 42-25 win Jan. 5.
The Warriors played a tough game defensively, led by the efforts of Kyli Swires, who held Schroon Lake's Jocelyn Bowen scoreless until the final minute of the first half. Bowen finished with 11 points, five rebounds and five steals, well below her season average, not hitting her first field goal until 3:49 in the third quarter.
"Jocelyn got more aggressive in the second half," Wildcats head coach Lee Silvernail said after the game. "We talked and she knew that it was her time to get going."
Swires finished the game with five points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals in an overall impressive effort for the Warriors.
For the Wildcats, Rebecca Armstrong led the team with 12 points and 13 rebounds, while Ashley Subra added 10 points and eight rebounds, Katelyn Rose scored seven points with five rebounds.
Hannah Bruno scored eight points for the Warriors, while Amanda Mahoney had seven points and 12 rebounds. Serene Holland added five points, while Renee Marcotte had 10 boards.
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The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 20-point lead after the first three quarters, then held off a 16-6 run by the Lady Red Storm for a 10-point win Jan. 4.
Shannon Ryan scored 18 points to pace the Eagles attack, with Emily Anderson adding nine, Nicole Shepler scoring seven and Michelle Cressey adding five points.
Jackie Cummings scored 15 points and picked up eight steals in the game for the Red Storm, while Shauna Manning scored 11 points and Megan Kilroy and Melissa Farmar each scored two points.
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The Lady Lions outscored the Lady Eagles 31-23 in the second half to earn an MVAC win Jan. 5.