WINFIELD, W.Va. — So much for gracious hosts.
The host Winfield girls basketball team defeated Point Pleasant 72-10 Saturday in Putnam County.
The Lady Generals (5-2) surged to a 29-3 lead at the conclusion of the first quarter, and extended their lead to 42-4 at halftime. WHS held the Lady Knights (0-14) scoreless in the the third quarter and pushed the lead to 59-4. The Green and White outscored PPHS 72-10 over the final eight minutes and claimed the 72-10 victory.
Point Pleasant was led by Kylie Crump with four points, followed by Michaela Cottrill with three, Jessica McCoy with two and Charli Leach with one.
Haylea Roberson led the victors with 24 points, followed by Chelsea Kirby with 10. Karley Rogers and Morgan Eggleton each had eight points, Cheyenne Sawyers had seven, while Katherine Bryant, Rachel Kraschnewski and Lauren Albert each finished with four. Emily Moore rounded out the WHS scoring with three points in the win.
This is the lone scheduled meeting between PPHS and Winfield this season.