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Blue Angels hold on to beat Lady Panthers

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Lady Panthers dug a hole and didn’t have a way to climb out.

Chesapeake fell behind by 15 points at the half and couldn’t recover as the Lady Panthers fell 41-37 to the Gallipolis Blue Angels on Saturday.

Kendra Barnes hit a pair of 3-pointers in the first quarter as Gallipolis took an 11-6 lead. Sydnee Hall had all six of Chesapeake’s points.

Kassie Shriver knocked down three 3-pointers in the second quarter as the Blue Angels built a 24-9 halftime lead.

Jordan Porter scored seven points in the third quarter and cut the deficit to 32-21.

Porter scored 10 more points in the fourth quarter, but Barnes was 6-of-7 from the foul line to secure the win.

Porter had a game-high 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Lady Panthers (8-7). Hall had 11 points and three steals while Kaylee Curry had seven rebounds.

Gallipolis 11 13 8 9 = 41

Chesapeake 6 3 12 16 = 37

GALLIPOLIS (NA): Micah Curfman 2 1 0-0 7, Kendra Barnes 2 2 7-8 17, Kassie Shriver 1 3 0-2 11, Jordan Walker 0 0 0-2 0, Jalea Caldwell 2 0 0-1 4, Whitney Terry 1 0 0-1 2. Totals: 8 6 7-14 41. Fouls: 16. Fouled out: None.

CHESAPEAKE (8-7): Jordan Porter 5 2 4-9 20, Baylee Mills 0 0 0-0 0, Kaylee Curry 2 0 2-2 6, Taylor Martin 0 0 0-2 0, Sydnee Hall 4 0 3-4 11, Peyton Walsh 0 0 0-0 0, Atiya Spaulding 0 0 0-2 0. Totals: 11 2 9-19 37. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: Porter.