BHS ladies win

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 8, 2005

WINDSOR – The Lady Falcons come away with the upset on Friday evening as they denied First Flight sole possession of first place in the Northeastern Coastal Conference as Bertie comes away with another win defeating First Flight 53-43.

The Lady Falcons now share first place in the league as both teams have a 9-2 record.

The first period started of with foul shots as Carley Pruitt was fouled she got two extra shots when Alice Bennett, veteran skipper of the Lady Falcons, got her first technical for the evening making the score 3-0.

Ashley Speller and Jessica Breland both hit one of their foul shots to inch the Lady Falcons back to 3-2.

Kristina Argiroff puts one up for First Flight only to have Ashley Berryman answer back for Bertie to make it 5-4.

Paige Murray would be the last one to shoot for the Lady Nighthawks in the first period as she hits her mark.

Courtney Ransome and Laquetta Leary along with Breland then drove six points in with Tierra Perry making one of her foul shots to end the first period Bertie ahead 11-7.

Anquisha Bell came out at the start of the second period and hits both foul shots to get the ball rolling for the Lady Falcons.

Argiroff then put two up back-to-back to bring the Lady Nighthawks to within two points making it 13-11.

Perry then hit one of her foul shots and teammate Breland sank one to move Bertie ahead 16-11.

Pruitt then rolled two off herself and sank a foul shot to tie it up for First Flight 16-16.

Breland having no part of this put three buckets and made both foul shots to end the first half with Bertie ahead 24-16.

Breland picked up where she left of in the third period as she sank two more foul shots to take the Lady Falcons to 26-16.

Pruitt tried to answer back with a shot only to see Breland lay one up for the Lady Falcons making it 28-18.

Elizabeth Evanoff and teammate Argiroff put two buckets up only to have Bell and Berryman answer back with two baskets for the Lady Falcons.

Breland hit two more buckets in the period, but Argiroff and Murray start a rally hitting their free throws to make it 32-25.

Caitlin Andrus and Cathrine Evanoff along with E. Evanoff rally back, all hitting the mark to pull First Flight back to within five points to end the third at 36-31.

In a volley of shots back and forth, Speller hit two buckets and Breland makes one for Bertie only to see Carolyn O’Neill and Pruitt return with shots themselves for First Flight to run the score to 42-35.

Ransome and Speller go to the basket for the Lady Falcons for the last time as the rest of the game are foul shots.

With 2:34 on the clock the score is 46-35 Pruitt puts up one foul shot for the Lady Nighthawks as does Ransome for Bertie.

Perry’s next hitting three of four shots to run the Lady Falcons up to 51-39.

With 16 seconds on the clock Pruitt hits two foul shots for First Flight as does Perry for Bertie to bring the score to 53-41.

With three seconds Pruitt made a final bucket but its not enough as the Lady Nighthawks fall to the Lady Falcons 53-43.

The win gave the Lady Falcons a portion of the Northeastern Coastal Conference lead.