Thursday, December 29, 2016
Hartford High School
Watervliet High School
The Watervliet Lady Panthers hosted their rivals, the Hartford Indians in the first round of the Watervliet Holiday Tournament, and came away with a hard fought 67-51 victory. The Panthers took an 8 point lead into the 4th quarter, but the Lady Indians fought back and cut the lead to 3 with 6:40 to play. After a Watervliet timeout, the Lady Panthers responded, going on a 20-7 run to end the game. Senior captains Katie Schultz and Casie Gohr led the Panther attack. Schultz scored a season high 19 points, Gohr also had a season high of 14. Schultz added 6 rebounds and 4 steals. Gohr played an excellent floor game, with 6 rebounds, 6 steals, and 4 assists. Ariana Rowe scored 11 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, while Kara Liles added i points and 6 boards. The Lady Panthers went an impressive 16-23 from the foul line. They will play in the championship game on Friday at 7pm against White Pigeon.
Jaelyn Pitre 7 points, 3 assists
Taylor Shafer 5 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals
Zoe Smith 3 points, 5 assists
Madalyn Hutchins 6 rebounds, 4 steals