STEWART, Ohio — One losing streak snapped while another skid continues.
The Federal Hocking girls basketball team had lost four consecutive games headed into Monday’s Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division contest with Wahama in Athens County. The Lady Lancers took the 48-37 victory, giving the Lady Falcons their third straight defeat.
Federal Hocking (3-4, 3-4 TVC Hocking) began the game with a 12-to-10 run through the first eight minutes of the game. Wahama (1-5, 1-4) was out scored by five points in the second period and the Lady Lancers held a 26-19 halftime advantage.
After the break the Lady Falcons had their best quarter of the night, scoring 12 points while holding FHHS to 11. The Lady Lancer defense picked up in the fourth period, as they held WHS to just six points. Federal Hocking scored 11 in the fourth and took the 48-37 triumph.
Sierra Carmichael led Wahama with 19 points, followed by Kelsey Zuspan with eight. Bunni Peters had three points, while the trio of Rachel Roque, Paige Gardner and Danielle Lavender each finished with two points. Mackenzie Gabritsch chipped in one point to close out the WHS scoring.
Cheyenne Singer finished with a game-high 20 points to lead FHHS, followed by Megan Thompson with 13. Carley Tabler had six points, Ashton Cale had five, while Taylor Carr and Whitney Gillian each finished with two points.
Neither team shot well from the charity stripe in the game, Wahama was 3-of-13 (23.1 percent) from the line, while Federal Hocking was 4-of-14 (28.6 percent).
Wahama will have it’s shot at revenge on January 10th in Mason. These two teams split the season series last season.