POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Four Lady Wildcats scored in double figures Saturday as visiting Nitro rolled to an 84-26 decision over host Point Pleasant.
Nitro (13-6) surged out to a 18-5 lead through the opening period and expanded the margin to 41-11 at halftime. The Lady Knights (0-20) were outscored 24-to-6 in the third quarter and 19-to-9 in the fourth as NHS took the 84-26 victory.
Point Pleasant was led by Jessica McCoy and Michaela Cottrill with seven points each, followed by Aislyn Hayman with five. Cassie Nibert marked three points and Charli Leach added two, rounding out the PPHS total.
Nitro was paced by Savannah Shamblin with 27 points and Tiffany Reavis with 20. Bethany Linville and Bethany Hill both marked 12 points, Halie Miller added five, Hannah Linville had four, while Alexis Arnold and Emmalee Hinkley each marked two.
The Lady Knights also fell to Nitro on December 5, by a count of 81-18 in Kanawha County. The Lady Wildcats came into Saturday’s contest having lost five of their last six contests after beginning the year 11-1.