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Lady Oaks turn back CG girls

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

OAK HILL — It was too much too early.

The Oak Hill Lady Oaks jumped out to a big lead in the first half and held on to beat the Coal Grove Lady Hornets 58-45 on Monday.

Oak Hill led 18-10 after the first quarter and it was 34-18 at the half.

Coal Grove rallied in the third quarter and cut the deficit to 40-34.

But the Lady Oaks outscored the Lady Hornets 18-11 in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Kaylee Beals and Emily Compliment scored 14 points each to lead Coal Grove (1-6).

Bethany Blanton hit four 3-pointers and scored 26 points to lead Oak Hill (2-8). Brianna Blanton added 11 points.

Coal Grove hosts Ironton St. Joseph on Tuesday, Dec. 29.

Coal Grove 10 8 16 11 = 45

Oak Hill 18 16 6 18 = 58

COAL GROVE (1-6): Bailey McKnight 0 1-2 1, Kaylee Beals 3 1 5-12 14, Emily Compliment 7 0 0-0 14, Kasey Murphy 0 0 5-6 5, Destiny Dolen 4 0 0-0 8, Lauren Crum 1 0 1-2 3, Amaya Waulk 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 1 12-22 45.

OAK HILL (2-8): Bailey Ward 0 0 1-2 1, Brianna Blanton 3 12-2 11, Kassidy Wright 0 1 1-4 4, Bethany Blanton 6 4 2-2 26, Kasey Riley 0 1 0-0 3, Rileigh Swingle 2 0 0-0 4, Carlee Dempsey 3 0 3-3 9. Totals: 14 7 9-13 58.