February 23, 2018

Washburn Pirates trounce Clinch Wildcats

John Dunn
Grainger Today Correspondent

EDISON – The Pirates of Washburn High School traveled to Edison Friday, January 30 to take on the Wildcats of Clinch High School.

The Lady Pirates got to work early, displaying their defensive strengths against the Lady Wildcats. Through the first quarter of action, the Lady Pirate defense held stout, allowing Clinch only three points. The Washburn offense was clicking well throughout the first quarter, and scored 15 points. The Lady Pirates continued their complete control of the game throughout the first half, and went on to score 11 in the second quarter while holding the Lady Wildcats to only three points. Washburn took a 26-6 lead into the locker room at halftime. After the intermission, Washburn quickly jumped back on the Lady Wildcats, scoring 16 more points in the third quarter. The Lady Pirates’s defense held the Lady Cats to a meager four points. By the start of the final quarter, Washburn held a 42-10 lead. Lady Pirate Head Coach Daniel Bishop substituted the starters and Washburn rolled to victory, 50-16.

Washburn was led in scoring by Sierra Bailey, with 17 points. She was followed closely by Haley Nicley who added 16 points. Ruthie Tolliver added 12 points, MaKensey Lay earned three points and Emily Kincaid contributed two points.

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Washburn Pirates trounce Clinch Wildcats

John Dunn
Grainger Today Correspondent

EDISON – The Pirates of Washburn High School traveled to Edison Friday, January 30 to take on the Wildcats of Clinch High School.

The Lady Pirates got to work early, displaying their defensive strengths against the Lady Wildcats. Through the first quarter of action, the Lady Pirate defense held stout, allowing Clinch only three points. The Washburn offense was clicking well throughout the first quarter, and scored 15 points. The Lady Pirates continued their complete control of the game throughout the first half, and went on to score 11 in the second quarter while holding the Lady Wildcats to only three points. Washburn took a 26-6 lead into the locker room at halftime. After the intermission, Washburn quickly jumped back on the Lady Wildcats, scoring 16 more points in the third quarter. The Lady Pirates’s defense held the Lady Cats to a meager four points. By the start of the final quarter, Washburn held a 42-10 lead. Lady Pirate Head Coach Daniel Bishop substituted the starters and Washburn rolled to victory, 50-16.

Washburn was led in scoring by Sierra Bailey, with 17 points. She was followed closely by Haley Nicley who added 16 points. Ruthie Tolliver added 12 points, MaKensey Lay earned three points and Emily Kincaid contributed two points.