By Russ Green-Sports Editor
Madison Winters paced the Orrick Lady Bearcats to their third consecutive win Thursday night in a 54-41 decision over East Buchanan in Gower. The Lady Bearcat senior scored a game-high 30 points and hit the boards for 9 rebounds as Orrick improved to 3-1.
Twelve of Winters points came in the opening frame as Orrick grabbed a 16-9 lead. The Lady Bearcats held a 32-16 lead at the intermission and took a 41-31 advantage into the final 8 minutes. The Lady Bearcats made the most of their free throw opportunities in the closing period by hitting 11 of 16 attempts to hold off the Lady Bulldogs.
Winters had the lone Orrick field goal in the fourth quarter in addition to converting 7 of her 8 free throws. Shaina Cook was 4 of 6 from the stripe in the final frame.
The complete story is in the Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 Richmond News.