by Gary Andrews
The Wabash girls’ varsity team got back to their winning ways Saturday, topping visiting Southern Wells 58-33.
The Lady Apaches used two strong quarters to get past Southern Wells, winning the first and third quarters by double digits.
The Lady Apaches got off to a hot shooting start and led 19-8 after the first quarter. The two teams would play to a 10-10 tie in the second as Wabash led 29-18 at the half.
Hot shooting by Claire Cromer and Lyndsie Thomas in the third would put the game out of reach as Wabash again out scored Southern Wells 19-8 to extend their lead to 48-26 with a quarter to go. The Apaches would score 10 more points in the fourth for the 58-33 final.
Leading Wabash are Claire Cromer and Lyndsie Thomas with 20 points each. Cromer added 2 rebounds, 1 steal, and 5 assists. Thomas had 2 rebounds, 2 steals, and 5 assists. Kyleigh Hampton had 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 blocks, and 1 steal. Kristen Ford had 3 points, 1 rebound. Shelby Stone had 2 points, 1 assist. Sarah Ritter had 2 points, 1 rebound. Jaclyn Lewis had 1 point, 1 rebound, and 1 assist. Heather Miller had 1 rebound. Sarah Puckett had 1 rebound, 1 steal.
The junior varsity fell to Southern Wells 29-26.
Leading Wabash was Katie McCauley with 7 points. Kristin Cromer added 5, Madison Barden 4, Carli Henderson 2, Cailey Beauchamp 2, Jaycee Parrett 2, Sydney Mullett 2, and Taylor Cain 2.