The Willard Lady Warhawks kicked off the 6th grade county tournament with the Chavies Lady Cardianls. The Lady Warhawks jumped out to an early lead, and flew past the Lady Cardinals into the second round with the 34-21 win.
The ball seemed to bounce Willard’s way in the first period, allowing the Lady Warhawks to take the early 15-4 lead. Things slowed down in the second period, but Chavies could not find a way to climb back into the game. At the half, Willard held the 21-7 advantage.
Chavies came out of the break hot, and outscored Willard 8-4 in the frame (25-15). The Lady Warhawks came out strong in the fourth quarter and quickly put the game on ice. They would go on to win the game by the final count of 34-21.
Willard (34) Eldridge 20, Fields 7, Henderson 2 and Stidham 5.
Chavies (21) Mullins 12, Messer 7 and Howard 2.
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