Lady Cats Drop Basketball Opener To Lady Warriors, In Overtime (Posted 12/12/20)

The Clarion Area Lady Cats Basketball Team traveled to West Sunbury, on Friday (December 12th), for their season opener against the Moniteau Lady Warriors.

Moniteau led 9-6 after one, but with a 16-9 Clarion edge in the second period, the Cats held a four point, 22-18 lead at halftime.

With a 16-12 advantage in the third, Clarion headed to the final stanza with an eight point, 38-30 lead. But Moniteau would bounce back with a 12-4, fourth quarter advantage, sending the game to overtime, knotted 42-all.

A 9-3 Warrior edge, in the extra frame, secured the win for Moniteau, 51-45.

Erica Selfridge and Jordan Best led Clarion with 14 points apiece, while Noel Anthony contributed eleven points

Moniteau’s Aslyn Pry led all scorers with twenty points.

There will now be at least a several week break in play, due to new COVID-19 restrictions.