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Lady Patriots pick up wins

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By Goose Lindsay, Sports Editor

The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Lady Patriots used solid defense to pick up a 41-26 victory over Cedar View Christian School last Friday and a 35-24 victory over Temple Baptist Academy on Monday.

Mt. Pisgah vs. Cedar View

The Lady Patriots built a 17-point lead at halftime and never looked back in cruising to a 41-26 victory over the Lady Seahawks.

Mt. Pisgah’s duo of Morgan Walls and Sonja Miller sparked the early run as both players scored six points each in leading the Lady Patriots to a 16-5 lead after eight minutes of play.

The second quarter was another good one for Mt. Pisgah as they doubled-up Cedar View 12-6 in the frame to make the score 28-11 at halftime.

Walls added seven points to her tally in the second period.

Mt. Pisgah was thankful for the big lead, as they struggled for points in the second half. Mt. Pisgah scored just five points in the third period and eight more in the fourth, but it still enough as their defense gave up just 15 points in the second half.

Walls (16 points) and Miller (14 points) led the Lady Patriots to the victory while Emily Clark scored 10 points to pace the Lady Seahawks.

Mt. Pisgah (41) Weir 6, McMahan 4, Webster 1, Walls 16, Miller 14.

Mt. Pisgah vs. Temple Baptist

Monday’s game against Temple Baptist was a lot closer, but Mt. Pisgah’s defense was just as strong in picking up a 35-24 victory over the Lady Crusaders.

Miller and Walls led the way on Friday, but it was Taylor Bullard taking the wheel on Monday. Bullard scored six points in the opening period as Mt. Pisgah led 10-7 after one period of play.

The second period was played to a 9-9 tie to make the score 19-16 at halftime in favor of the Lady Patriots.

The third quarter would see both teams struggling offensively, but the Lady Patriots managed to add two points to their lead after outscoring Temple Baptist 4-2 in the period.

Mt. Pisgah’s defense remained strong in the final period as they outscored the Lady Seahawks 12-6 in the frame to make the final score 35-24.

Bullard and Miller scored four points each for Mt. Pisgah down the stretch.

Bullard (12 points) led the way for Mt. Pisgah while Lina Thompson scored 11 points for the Lady Seahawks.

 Mt. Pisgah (35) Bullard 12, Weir 4, McMahan 4, Webster 7, Walls 4, Miller 4.