Wildcats Advance to Play Delta in Sectional Final Thursday

posted Feb 21, 2017, 6:58 PM by Steve Barr
2/21/17 - The girls basketball team (15-8) held Gibsonburg to just two points in the fourth quarter to pull away from a close game for three quarters in their first Div. III state tournament game.  Woodmore led 12-7 after one quarter, 28-23 at halftime, and 40-36 after three quarters before pulling away in the final stanza to earn a 50-38 victory at Springfield High School. The Wildcats canned 8-of-13 free throws in the final quarter.  Senior Kate Barbee led eight Woodmore scorers with 12 points while senior Lily Rothert added 10 points.  Junior Hayley Freund and sophomore Nora LaMunyon each scored seven points.  The Wildcats, the #4 seed, advance to face #5 seed Delta on Thursday in the sectional final at Springfield High School.  The game is the second of the doubleheader and is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.  Delta was a 55-44 winner over Elmwood in the game played before the Woodmore-Gibsonburg contest.