WATERFORD, Ohio — So much for gracious hosts.
The Lady Wildcats cruised to a 76-15 victory over visiting Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division foe Wahama Thursday night.
Waterford (12-3, 11-1 TVC Hocking) out scored the Lady White Falcons (2-13, 2-10) 30-to-3 in the first quarter and 26-to-5 in the second to take a 48-point halftime lead. The Green and White slowed the pace after halftime scoring 14 points in the third and six in the fourth en route to a 76-15 victory.
Wahama was led by the duo of Rachel Roque and Kelsey Zuspan with six points each. Sierra Carmichael accounted for the Red and White’s other three points.
Carmichael led Wahama with three assists and five steals in the game, while Roque led the way with four rebounds. Zuspan made a pair of three-pointers for the Lady Falcons while Carmichael drained one from beyond the arc.
As a team the Red and White had 15 rebounds, six assist, nine steals and 28 turnovers. Wahama shot 6-of-42 (14.3 percent) from the field and 0-of-1 from the charity stripe.
The Lady Wildcats were led by Brooke Drayer with 19 points and Hannah Dailey with 15. Regan Porter finished with nine points, Randee Seevers contributed eight, Cassie Reed added six and Dani Drayer chipped in with five. Sam Farley, Taylor Hilverding and Chelsey Paxton each notched four points, while Lakin Tolson rounded out the Waterford scoring with two points.
Porter led the Green and White with six assists, Brooke Drayer led the way with five steals, and Farley finished with a team-high five rebounds. Seevers made a pair of three’s to lead the victors, while Brooke Drayer and Dani Drayer each hit one.
As a team Waterford had 29 rebounds, 14 assists, 20 steals and 15 turnovers. The Lady Cats shot 32-of-63 (50.8 percent) from the field and 8-of-14 (57.1 percent) from the free throw line.
Both teams came into this game having lost home games the night before, as Wahama lost 65-42 to visiting Man and Waterford fell 58-55 to guest Warren. Before losing to Warren the Lady Cats had won nine straight games.
The Green and White completed the season sweep of Wahama, as they were also victorious on January 8th in Mason by a count of 85-28.