Lady Rebels get doubled up in loss to Scott; Tolsia senior Savannah Winnett has double double, 12 pts & 10 boards…
GLENHAYES, WV – Tolsia Lady Rebels head coach Ric Morrone is in his 21st year at Tolsia and has a record of 342-144. Morrone’s Reb’s finished 14-0 in the Cardinal Conference last year along with Sectional Champs to finish the season 21-4. Tolsia has already passed the loss total this year at 3-5 just 8 games into the season. Saturday night the Lady Rebels hosted one of the top teams in Class AA as the Scott Skyhawks stepped on the floor at Rebel Arena. The Skyhawks (6-0) doubled up the Rebels for a 64-36 win on Tolsia’s home court.
Tolsia had trouble through all four periods containing the Skyhawks from scoring. Morrone’s squad was down only 6 points at the end of the 1st period, 14-8 as Scott couldn’t miss in the 2nd period and went up at halftime 38-20.
Tolsia committed 26 turnovers in the game and crashed the boards to finish with 39 rebounds in the loss. Tolsia senior Savannah Winnett finished the night with a double double netting 12 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Freshman teammate Tasha Nichols brought down double digits on the boards with 12 rebounds along with 6 points, 2 blocks, & a steal. Senior Jordan Presley led the Rebels in scoring with 14 points and 1 steal in Tolsia’s loss.
The Skyhawks had 5 players in double digits. Madylin Weeks led Scott with 13 points as Megan Blankenship added 11 points. Three other players for the Skyhawks each had 10 points.
The Lady Rebels will be back in action this Tuesday, Jan. 7 as the Mingo Central Miners travel to Rebel Arena.
Lazer photos by John Nolan Photography 483-2657
1 2 3 4 Final
Scott 14 24 15 11 64
Tolsia 8 12 12 4 36
Nichols – 6 pts, 12 reb, 2 blocks, 1 steal
Winnett – 12 pts, 10 reb
Vanhoose – 3 pts, 1 assist
Presley – 14 pts, 1 steal
Evans – 1 pt, 1 steal