The Ladycats defeated Glasgow 54-37 and led the entire way. Brynn Winkler, one of two Cairo seniors, set the tone in the first half.
Scott Lunte with the call on Superstation KRES and centralmoinfo.com. The Lady Cats stretched their lead to 41-24 in the third quarter never looked back. Head coach Brian Winkler said this was one of his daughter’s best games.
Brian Winkler would go onto say this was one of Cairo’s most well-rounded efforts on the year, and the scoresheet showed it. On top of Brynn’s 11, Mackenzie Dubbert scored 13, Keegan Ryan tallied 11, and Kayla Koester contributed eight. Ladyjacket senior Jaden Monnig scored 19 of the Glasgow’s 37.
Ladycats improve to 17-6 while the Ladyjackets fall to 15-8.
In the boys game, the Yellowjackets held off a hard charging Bearcat team for a 57-50 win. The Bearcats and Yellowjackets traded one point leads at the end of the second, and third quarters. The Yellowjackets stretched their lead to six midway through the fourth but Cairo rallied back to take a one point lead. The two teams continued trading buckets for a minute, then Glasgow junior Adris Hamilton gave the Yellowjacket the lead for good late in the fourth.
Hamilton hit three, three-pointers for a game high 23 points. Head coach Mick Cropp said starting out in a zone defense, then going back to man proved to be critical.
Cairo was led by sophomore Jacob Davis’ 15. Glasgow improves to 13-10, Cairo falls to 6-16. Both the Bearcats and Yellowjackets are back in action Tuesday night. Cairo travels to New Franklin while Glasgow heads to Meadville.
Cairo girls coach Brian Winkler:
Glasgow boys coach Mick Cropp:
Glasgow girls coach Molly Monnig:
Cairo boys coach Trevor Parker:
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