Seeley-Swan sinks Pirates
December 30, 2021
SEELEY LAKE - The Lady Blackhawks and Blackhawks hosted the Victor Pirates Dec. 22. The Ladies took a swift victory while the Pirates gave the Boys a little more of a run for their money.
The Lady Blackhawks came out shooting, putting up 29 points in the first quarter allowing the Pirates just 4 points. They added another 22 points by the half and finished the Pirates off 72-27 by the final buzzer.
Two Lady Blackhawks scored more than half the team's points. Tegan Mauldin and Emily Maughan each scored 20 points. Mauldin drilled 4 three-pointers and was on from the free throw line sinking 4 for 4. Maughan scored on 6 two-point baskets, a pair of three-pointers and a pair of free throws.
Sariah Maughan scored 14 while Dani Sexton had 9. Sexton was on fire from the free throw line hitting 7 of 8 attempted. Ava Thornsberry, Trista Alexander and Mia Saalfeld each scored 3 points.
The Blackhawks faced a little stiffer competition. They jumped to an early lead but couldn't put much distance between themselves and the Pirates through the middle of the game. The Boys hit their groove in the final quarter outscoring the Pirates 19 to 9 for a final score of 51-34.
Walker McDonald led the Blackhawks hitting 7 baskets and 6 free throws for 20 points. Jason James and Chase Haines followed with 9 and 8 while Seth Richardson put in 6 points. Klayton Kovatch and Owen Hoag each had 4 points.
The Blackhawks hit 73% from the free throw line. James and Hoag hit 100% with 3 and 2 respectively while McDonald hit 6 of 10.
Seeley-Swan's first game of the New Year is scheduled for Jan. 7. They will face Drummond on the road.