by Jamie Harris
The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians saw their two game winning streak get snapped over the break with a pair of losses at the Hancock Holiday Mixer.
The Lady Indians played the Maryland School of the Deaf in their first contest of the mixer on Friday, December 28.
The Maryland School of the Deaf proved to be too much for the Lady Indians as they took a 54-23 win.
Junior guard Taylor Stotler led the Lady Indians with eight points, two rebounds and two assists. Sophomore Ty’Aira Mifflin had eight points, Karalyne Banks had three points, Harley Didawick had three points, Sara Veara had two points and Kaleah Mellott had one point. Banks also had seven rebounds, while Darby Harris pulled down five rebounds.
The Lady Indians faced the home team the Hancock Lady Panthers on Saturday, December 29. Hancock battled back from an early deficit to earn the 54-42 win over Berkeley Springs.
The Lady Indians were led by Caybrie Clatterbuck (16 points) and Mifflin (11 points).
The Lady Indians traveled to Clear Spring, Md. last Thursday, January 3 for a game against the Lady Blazers of Clear Spring High School.
Berkeley Springs held a 12-11 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter Clear Spring outscored the Tribe 13-9 to go into the locker room with a 24-21 lead. In the third quarter the Lady Blazers came out hot and outscored Berkeley Springs 18-9 to hold a 42-30 lead.
In the fourth quarter the Lady Indians made a run and tied the game late, but in the final minutes turnovers doomed their chances of a victory.
Clear Spring made clutch free throws in the fourth to secure the 54-48 win. Mifflin had a career night with 21 points, four rebounds and one assist. Senior post player Harris added eight points and pulled down a career high 16 rebounds to go with four steals and four blocked shots. Stotler (seven points), Clatterbuck (six points), Katie Hoffman (five points) and Veara (one point) rounded out the scoring. Mellott and Didawick had four rebounds each while Banks had a team high five assists.
The Lady Indians were back in action Monday, January 7 with a junior varsity and varsity home contest against Philip Barbour.
Then on Friday, January 11 both teams will host Petersburg.