Fresh off a second place finish in the CAC Tournament, the Pilot Grove girls junior high basketball team added another “W” to the win column Monday night in Pilot Grove by beating the Glasgow Yellowjackets 28-18.
The Lady Tigers, 8-3 on the season, outscored Glasgow in three out of the four quarters of play and led 9-4 after one, 11-9 at the half and 21-18 after three quarters of play before holding a 7-0 advantage in the fourth.
Pilot Grove coach Linda Scott said the girls played hard-nose defense. “This was a very physical game,” Scott said. “Glasgow is a big team, but I thought we ran the floor well and shot well. I also thought we rebounded well. We’re still improving on our inside/outside game, however, I thought in this particular game the defense really came around late.”
Leah Vollrath paced all scorers in the game for Pilot Grove with nine points. Grace Phillips chipped in seven while Natalie Glenn added six and Marci Lammers, Kaitlyn Maggard and Clarie Roth each with two.
For Glasgow, Miranda Cooper had eight.
Glasgow (B) 38
Pilot Grove 30
The Pilot Grove boys junior high basketball team fell to 3-7 on the season by losing at home Monday night against Glasgow.
After battling to a 9-9 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Tigers trailed the rest of the way against Glasgow as the Yellowjackets led 22-16 at the half and 30-20 after three quarters of play. Pilot Grove held a 10-8 advantage in the fourth quarter.
Boss had 11 points and Cowans nine for Glasgow.
For Pilot Grove, Dalton Reuter finished the game with 12 points. Luke Kollmeyer tossed in six while Hayden Krumm added four, Dylan Schupp and Isaiah Quick each with three and Bo Vinson with two.
Pilot Grove coach Derek Skaggs said the boys played a competitive game against Glasgow, “I thought our press was more effective than it has been in recent games,” Skaggs said.  The guys hustled all night and continued to fight while being down most of the game.”