Small sparks Milford strong fourth quarter in win over Lady Chargers

GLENBURN - Olivia Small scored nine of her game high 15 points in the fourth quarter as the Milford Wildcats out scored the Glenburn Chargers 14-7 in the period to pull out a 47-40 win in a middle school girls basketball game at Glenburn on Thursday night.

 The Lewis Libby of Milford middle school girls picked up a 47-40 win over Glenburn on Thursday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)


Glenburn opened the game with a 15-10 first quarter lead, but the Lady Wildcats held the Chargers to just three points in the second quarter and tied the game at 18-18 heading into the half time break. Both teams scored 15 points in the third quarter, leading to a 33-33 tie heading to the final eight minutes.

The Lewis Libby of Milford middle school girls picked up a 47-40 win over Glenburn on Thursday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Glenburn had no answer defensively for Small, who had three field goals and went 3-for-4 from the foul line, in the final period. As a team, the Wildcats were clutch in the final eight minutes going 6-for-9 from the foul line to help keep them on top of the Chargers for the win.

The Lewis Libby of Milford middle school girls picked up a 47-40 win over Glenburn on Thursday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Joining Small in scoring double digits for the Wildcats was Hillary Whittemore with 14 points and Gabby Cody with 11 points. Dominique Reinzolo added four points, Desirae Seeley scored four points, and Ellie McDonald-Darby chipped in with one point. 

The Lady Wildcats went 7-for-16 (44 percent) from the free throw line.

The Lewis Libby of Milford middle school girls picked up a 47-40 win over Glenburn on Thursday. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

The Lady Chargers were led in scoring by Kacy Gardner with 14 points and Sadie Campbell with 10 points. Lucy Wiles added eight points, and both Emma Westrich and Katie Hews scored four points.

Glenburn had three 3-point baskets, two by Campbell and one by Gardner, and they went 3-for-8 (37.5 percent) from the free throw line.

MILFORD  10 8 15 14 -- 47
GLNBURN 15 3 15  7 -- 40



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