Chavies drops Viper from tourney

Tony McGuireSports Editor

November 5, 2012

The Chavies Lady Cardinals and the Viper Lady Hornets took to the floor in the opening round of the 8th grade girls’ Perry County tournament. The Lady Cardinals opened an early lead, and rolled to the 38-16 win.

Chavies opened the game by setting the tempo. The Lady Cardinals were able to post a 13-5 lead in the first period, and went into the intermission with the 21-11 advantage.

Both teams cooled off completely in the third period. However, Chavies was able to hold their lead, and with six minutes left to play the Lady Cardinals were up 26-13.

The Lady Cardinals picked up the pace in the fourth quarter and put the game on ice. Chavies was able to move on in the tournament via the 38-16 win.

Chavies (38) S. Hall 4, M. Pollard 4, K. Estes 6, K. Couch 4 and K. Smallwood 20.

Viper (16) Laneford 4, Foster 3, Widner 5, Wooton 2, Combs 1 and Sexton 1.