by Jamie Harris
The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians basketball team was back in action this week after not competing for almost a week and half due to injuries or illnesses. This week the Lady Indians were able to put even players on the court for three home games.
On Tuesday, January 24, the Lady Indians hosted the red hot Petersburg Vikings. The first quarter Petersburg took a 15-9 lead. The Vikings hen put the game away in the second quarter as they outscored Berkeley Springs 16-0 to take a 31-9 halftime lead. The third and fourth quarters saw Petersburg continue to shoot well as they took the 54-24 lead.
Leading the way for the Lady Indians were Emma Widmeyer (6 points, 10 re- bounds and 4 steals), Maddie Daniels (4 points), Jazmine Briscoe (4 points), Melissa Seabright (4 points), Tenacious Ray (2 points), Grace Risinger (2 points) and Maddie Close (2 points).
On Friday, January 27, the Lady Indians hosted the Southern Fulton Lady Indians at the BSHS gymnasium. The first quarter saw the visitors from Pennsylvania take a 10-6 lead. In the second quarter Berkeley Springs rallied and outscored Southern Fulton 11-6 to take a 17-16 halftime lead. In the third quarter Berkeley Springs outscored Southern Fulton 11-2 to hold a 28-18 lead. The final quarter saw the Lady Indians from Berkeley Springs wrap up the game by the score of 40-24.
Widmeyer (18 points, 6 re- bounds and 5 assists), Close (6 points and 6 rebounds), Briscoe (5 points and 7 re- bounds), Risinger (4 points), Daniels (2 points) and Seabright (2 points) led the way in the win.
On Saturday, January 28, the Lady Indians hosted the Hedgesville Eagles. The first quarter both teams battled to an 8-8 stalemate. In the second quarter the Lady Indians used a 12-10 run to take a 20- 18 halftime lead. Hedgesville used an 8-1 run in the third quarter to take a 26-21 lead. In the fourth quarter the Lady Indians tried to rally but fell short 38-36.
Widmeyer (11 points), Risinger (7 points), Briscoe (6 points and 7 rebounds), Seabright (6 points and 6 re- bounds), Close (5 points), and Daniels (1 point) led the way for the Lady Indians.