Photo Credit: Edgewood Athletics
East Ashtabula, Ohio- In a commanding performance, the Edgewood Warriors girls basketball team showcased their prowess on the basketball court as they secured a convincing victory against the West Geauga Wolverines. The game unfolded with an even first quarter, as both teams traded baskets to end the period with a tied score of 15 each. However, Edgewood quickly gained momentum in the second quarter, outscoring their opponents by one point and establishing a narrow lead.
The third quarter proved to be a turning point, with the Edgewood Girls intensifying their offensive efforts and putting up an impressive 20 points. Katelynn McCollister led the charge, contributing significantly to the team’s overall score with an outstanding 26 points. Leigha Guyton and McKenna Vencil also played crucial roles, securing 10 points each. The Warriors dominated the court, creating a substantial lead that West Geauga struggled to overcome.
The final quarter saw Edgewood maintaining their strong performance, adding 13 more points to their total. Meanwhile, the Wolverines faced challenges, managing only 6 points in the quarter. The game concluded with a decisive victory for the Edgewood Warriors, with a final score of 59-40.
Looking ahead, the Warriors, now boasting a 2-0 record, will face the Harvey Red Raiders in their next matchup on December 5, 2023. The Red Raiders, with a 1-1 record, aim to rebound from their recent loss to the Willoughby South Rebels. On the other hand, the West Geauga Wolverines (1-2) will take on the Chagrin Falls Tigers (0-3) on the same date. The Tigers, having suffered a close loss to the Chardon Hilltoppers, seek their first victory of the season.