Lady Bearcats slip past Lawson

By Russ Green, Sports Editor

Karson Werle scored 21 points and Paige Smith added 15 to help the Orrick Lady Bearcats pick up a big road victory Tuesday night at Lawson. Orrick outscored the Lady Cardinals 14-9 in the final 8 minutes to grab a 43-40 victory.

Smith scored 8 of her points in the fourth period and scored the final 4 points of the night for Orrick as the Lady Bearcats take an 8-2 record into the holiday break. Smith hit a 3-point bucket and converted 3 of her 5 free throws in the fourth frame, while Werle also added a 3-pointer and a field goal for Orrick.

Werle hit a pair of baskets for Orrick’s only points in the opening period as Lawson grabbed a 10-4 lead. Werle then heated up in the second quarter by scoring 10 points with the help of a pair of treys to help Orrick come back and tie the game at 18-all by halftime.

The complete story is in the Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 Richmond News.

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