|NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: ATHENS RALLY FALLS SHORT IN 47-38 LOSS AT WINDSOR (2019-02-11)
Valley Sports Report
WINDSOR — Windsor took the lead early in the second quarter, and staved off a fourth-quarter Athens rally to pull out a 47-38 decision here Monday night in non-league girls basketball action.
Sophomore Kayleigh Miller canned a pair of 3-pointers and scored eight points in the first quarter to help Athens to an 11-7 lead after the first eight minutes.
Hanna Hageman scored nine points in the second quarter, and Sam Savo knocked down a 3-pointer to fuel a 14-4 run that gave Windsor a 21-15 lead at the half.
Junior Haley Barry scored eight points in the third quarter as Athens trimmed the deficit to three points, at 27-24, heading into the final eight minutes.
Miller knocked down a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter to trim the deficit to 35-32, but Savo answered with a 3-pointer for Windsor, triggering a 12-6 game-ending run to seal the victory.
The Lady Wildcats made just 6 of 14 free-throw attempts in the loss, while Windsor made 9 of 14, including 6 of 8 down the stretch in the fourth quarter.
Miller led Athens with 16 points, including four 3-pointers, while Barry added 10 points and three steals, freshman Caydence Macik chipped in with six points, six rebounds, three steals, and two assists, sophomore Rachel Stephens grabbed six boards, and junior Avery Priester dished out three assists.
Hageman led Windsor with 17 points and Savo added 15 points, including a trio of 3-pointers.
Athens, now 12-9, closes out the regular season Tuesday night when it hosts Troy.
IN PHOTO: Athens junior Haley Barry.
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