EAST BEND — On Tuesday night time, the Woman Falcons of Forbush hosted the North Surry Greyhounds (3-2) in a Western Piedmont Athletic Convention recreation. The Woman Falcons (3-1) put up the factors it wanted to take a 52-43 win over the Greyhounds. Forbush is now on a two recreation win streak, with their solely loss coming from West Stokes on Jan. 13.
The primary 4 minutes quarter noticed the Woman Falcons take an 8-2 lead over North Surry. Skylar Southard gave Forbush its first factors of the night time with a soar shot from the important thing. A minute later, Alexis Ball put up a shot from the appropriate facet for a 4-2 lead. The Falcons saved up their momentum on offense with baskets by Southard, and Brittney Gammons. On the three minute mark, the Woman Falcons led North Surry 8-2.
The Woman Greyhounds had been in a position to break Forbush’s scoring rally with two baskets within the third minute. With the Greyhounds gaining on their lead, the Falcons began to choose up their tempo. Hailey Workman drove to the basket for the Falcons and handed the ball off to a large open Kyndall Ellison. The junior took her shot and the ball fell via the ring for a 10-6 lead. 30 seconds later, Ball had the ball and was fouled going up for a lay-up. From the charity stripe, Ball hit each photographs to increase Forbush’s result in six factors.
Earlier than the primary quarter was accomplished, Southard hit a 3 pointer from the highest of the arc for a 15-8 rating. The ultimate basket of the quarter was scored by Ball, as she got here up with the steal and drove to the basket for a simple lay-up. After one quarter, the Falcons had been in management with a 17-8 lead.
Within the second quarter Forbush turned up the warmth and put stress on North Surry. The house crew scored 20 factors within the second quarter, efficiently doubling their rating. Ball was the highest scorer within the second quarter as she added 9 factors for the Falcons. Ellison had 5 factors, whereas Southard put up two factors.
Forbush had two extra gamers rating within the second quarter, Workman and Amelia Vanhoy. Workman laid down an ideal three pointer from the highest of the arc which gave the Falcons a 24-9 lead. Within the sixth minute, Vanhoy put up a lay-up with a drive to the basket which put Forbush forward 29-14. The Falcons had the higher hand as they went into halftime with a 37-18 lead.
Out of the halftime break, North Surry regrouped and outscored the Falcons 12-6. Forbush struggled to take care of possession of the ball, as they amassed eight turnovers within the third quarter. Though the house crew struggled, they nonetheless held a 13 level lead heading to the fourth and remaining quarter.
Forbush began the ultimate eight minutes of the sport by giving up 9 factors, which introduced North Surry inside six factors of the lead. The house crew referred to as a timeout with the intention to regroup and calm their nerves. After the timeout, the Falcons had been again on the court docket and got here up with a scoring rally of 5 factors. Ball, Ellison, and Southard put up the factors the Falcons wanted to maintain the sport out of North Surry attain. On the finish of the sport, Forbush earned a 52-43 win over North Surry.
With the win, the Falcons are actually 3-1 within the WPAC. Forbush’s subsequent residence recreation is Feb. 2 in opposition to North Forsyth.
A. Ball – 24 factors, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 5 steals, 3 turnovers
Ok. Ellison – 13 factors, 7 rebounds, 1 help, 5 steals, 7 turnovers
S. Southard – 8 factors, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 2 turnovers
H. Workman – 3 factors, 1 rebound, 2 assists, 1 steal, 7 turnovers
A. Vanhoy – 2 factors, 7 rebounds, 2 steals
B. Gammons – 2 factors, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals, 3 turnovers
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