Cabell Midland mauls Lady Knights, 75-13

By Alex Hawley -

ONA, W.Va. — So much for gracious hosts.

The Cabell Midland girls basketball team rolled to a 75-13 victory over non-conference guest Point Pleasant, Tuesday night in Cabell County.

The visiting Lady Knights (1-12) trailed by just six points, 10-4, after the first eight minutes, but CMHS (9-5) pushed its advantage to 34-9 by halftime.

Point Pleasant was held scoreless in the third period, as the Lady Scarlet Knights expanded their lead to 56-9. Cabell Midland ended the game with a 19-to-4 run, capping off the 75-13 victory.

PPHS — which has now lost four straight games — was led by freshman Hannah Smith with five points in the setback. Michaela Cottrill, Skylar Woodall, Peyton Campbell and Allison Henderson each finished with two points for the Lady Knights.

Cabell Midland — which has won four consecutive decisions — was led by Summer Stephenson with 16 and Faith Craddock with 15. Sierra Womack and Haley Haggerty both scored 12 points, Morgan Bennett added nine, while Kirya Kingery finished with five points. Haley Waugh and Mackenzie Dillon rounded out the Lady Scarlet Knight scoring with four and two points respectively.

CMHS also defeated the Lady Knights in the season opener on December 1, by a 68-28 count at PPHS. Point Pleasant is scheduled to return to action on Saturday afternoon, when Ripley visits Mason County.

Alex Hawley can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2100.

By Alex Hawley