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Lady Pirates 2nd, NBC 4th At Williamsburg Tourney


January 3, 2019

The Williamsburg High School girls’ basketball team finished second at the 2018 Lady Pirates Holiday Tournament held Dec. 26-27.

The Lady Pirates improved their overall record to 3-4 following a victory over Northern Bedford in the first round on Dec. 26 and a loss to Moshannon Valley in the championship game on Dec. 27.

Northern Bedford slipped to 1-6 with losses to Williamsburg and Glendale.

WHS 47, NBC 25

The Lady Pirate defense held Northern Bedford to single-digit scoring in each quarter en route to a 47-25 victory. WHS led 11-3 after one quarter and 23-11 at halftime. The Lady Pirates controlled the second half 24-14, including 16-8 in the final eight minutes.

Alexi McMonagle paced Williamsburg with 12 points. Kassidy McChessney added 10 points.

NBC’s Madison Cottle tossed in a game-high 15 points, including three 3-pointers.

Moshannon Valley defeated Glendale 45-32 in the other first-round game.

Glendale 36, NBC 25

in the Dec. 27 consolation game, NBC managed just one point in the third quarter during its 36-25 setback to Glendale.

With Northern Bedford ahead 14-13 at halftime, Glendale took control with a 13-1 run in the third quarter. Each team scored 10 points in the final quarter.

Madison Cottle, who was named to the all-tournament team, led NBC with 11 points, including three 3-pointers,.

Mo Valley 41, WHS 37

In the title game, Williamsburg fell behind by seven at halftime and couldn’t catch Moshannon Valley in the 41-37 defeat.

The Lady Pirates trailed 25-18 at the break but rallied behind a 14-11 run in the third quarter. Each team managed five points in the final eight minutes.

Alexi McMonagle carried Williamsburg with 17 points, including two 3-pointers.

McMonagle and teammate Kassidy McChessney were named to the all-tournament team.


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