The Leatherwood Lady Wildcats took to the floor against the Lady Cardinals of Chavies in the opening round of the girls 8th grade county tournament. The Lady Wildcats put together enough points to win the game in the first period, and then cruised to the 50-14 win.
The Leatherwood defense did its job in the first period as it spotted the Lady Wildcats to the 21-8 lead. The Lady Wildcats went to their bench in the second period, allowing the Lady Cardinals an opportunity to cut into the lead. Leatherwood went into the locker room with the 30-10 advantage.
Leatherwood picked up the pace in the third period, and pushed the margin to 30 points, setting the clock in motion. The game would come to an quiet end with the Lady Wildcats moving on in the tournament with the 50-14 win.
Leatherwood (50) Colwell 8, Shell 7, Breck 16, Adams 7, McIntyre 7, Fields 2, Holbrook 1 and Walker 2.
Chavies (14) Mullilns 6, Noble 2, Turner 4, and Maggard 2.
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