The eighth-ranked Centreville girls basketball team escaped a feisty White Pigeon squad Thursday, 38-30, to improve to 11-1 for the year and 6-0 in BCS play.
Sophomore guard/forward Samara Schlabach finished with a double-double effort of 13 points and 11 rebounds. She also made three blocks. Joanna Larsen left her mark with eight points, seven rebounds and four blocks, and Carly Todd finished with six points and four steals.
“Today was a game of runs that we were fortunate to be on the good end of when the last buzzer sounded,” Centreville coach Jill Peterson said. “We got a good lead on multiple occasions and White Pigeon hit some big shots to stay in reach. We executed well in multiple areas and will work on a couple areas of improvement at practice tomorrow. It’s still fun to see this team become more and more dynamic as the season goes and I’m proud of their effort this week in practice and games.”
Carlee Odom added five points, Kayla Gest hit a 3-pointer in the first quarter, Hannah Rice had two points, Brittany Morris hit a free throw to go with eight rebounds, and Skyler DeMeyer notched six assists and five steals.
Claycee West led White Pigeon (5-6 overall, 1-5, BCS Blue) with 12 points. Madi Gremore scored seven, Birdie Murphy finished with six and Delainy Krebs recorded five.
Krebs paced the squad with 11 rebounds, Gremore had four, Sidney Mishler added three, West also had three and Murphy grabbed five. Both Murphy and Gremore had a pair of steals, Gremore added four assists, and Mishler tallied three assists.
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