Alton, Mo. – The Alton Comets varsity girls basketball team went up against the Ellington Whippets on January 28, 2021, at the Alton High School Gym for the Big Springs Conference (BSC) Tournament. The Whippets won 73-37.
Whippets Get A Lead
The Whippets started the game with two two-pointers from Dylan Price (#24 for Whippets). Gracetyn Warren (#25 for Comets) put the first points for the Comets on the board with a two-pointer. The score was then 6-2. The score at the end of the first quarter was 27-7 with the Whippets in the lead.
Longer Lead For The Whippets
The Whippets got a three-pointer from Dylan Price to start the second quarter off. Avery Clary (#22 for Comets) made 2 for 2 on her free throw shot making the score 34-9. Later on in the game, Evin Montgomery (#34 for Comets) made 2 for 2 on her free throw shots. The score at halftime was 53-18 with the Whippets in the lead.
Slow Third Quarter
Gracetyn Warren made a three-pointer for the Comets early in the third quarter. Gretchen Hackworth (#30 for Whippets) made a two-pointer for her team. The score at the end of the third quarter was 67-25.
Comets Slow Down The Whippets
In the fourth quarter, the Comets slowed the Whippets down to only 6 points. Jayden Mock (#23 for Comets) along with some of her teammates, made a two-pointer. The Comets’ effort was not enough to beat the Whippets. The final score was 73-37 with the Whippets winning.
The Ellington Whippets will go up against the Emminence Redwings on Saturday, January 30, 2021, at the Alton High School Gym at 4:30 pm.