Hannibal Courier-Post

Hannibal Lady Pirates Basketball dispatch Winfield, Western-Payson

Courier-Post staff
Posted: Dec. 3, 2018 4:00 pm

Hannibal Lady Pirates netted two wins over Winfield and Western-Payson over the weekend.

The Lady Pirates dispatched Winfield 44-22 during the Winfield Tip Off Classic and defeated Western-Payson 51-38.

In the Saturday, Dec. 1 game against Western-Payson, Sydney Hart and Bella Falconer lead in points with 15 each. Bench players provided an boost in offensive and defensive play, with a result of 19 points and effective defensive plays. Bench points leader Taylor Simms attained 11 points and got four steals — converting those into fast break layups and free throws.

During the previous day's Winfield Tip Off Classic, Bella Falconer lead with 11 points scored as a result of several offensive rebounds. She received All Tournament Team recognition. The game started off slow, but the Lady Pirates hit their stride in the second half on their way to victory.