Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 19, 2013

Montcalm turns back Crusaders to open playoffs

Staff report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

MONTCALM — The points were scarce, but the outcome was decisive on Monday night as the Montcalm Lady Generals opened up the Class A, Region 3, Section 2 tournament with a 28-19 victory over Greater Beckley Christian in the Montcalm High gym.

Montcalm (7-14) limited their visitors to five points or less in each quarter, though neither team reached double-figure scoring in any of the four periods.

The Lady Generals were tied 5-5 with the Crusaders after eight minutes, then outscored their visitors to take a 14-10 halftime lead.

Seniors Leslie Kelley and Miranda Kendrick led Montcalm’s attack with eight and seven points respectively.

The top scorer for Greater Beckley Christian (3-19) was Kayla Hill with eight points.

Montcalm travels to Tug Valley this evening for a sectional semifinal contest. The championship is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m.



At Montcalm High School

GREATER BECKLEY (3-19)

Ester Gonzales 2, Kiki Peterson 3, Kayla Hill 8, Allie Warden 3, Becka Graham 3.

MONTCALM (7-14)

Alexis Mabe 4, Miranda Kendrick 7, Autumn Bouldin 1, Leslie Kelley 8, Hannah Johnson 4, Megan Coleman 2, Adrienne Williams 2.

Greater Beckley......5   5   4   5 — 19

Montcalm................5   9   6   8 — 28