The Peabody-Burns girls’ basketball team suffered two road losses this past week. On Jan. 29, the squad lost at Elyria, 40-30. On Friday, the Warriors lost to Solomon, 31-24. Up next for the team is two home match-ups with Remington and Goessel.
McKenzie Ensminger opened the scoring for the PBHS team to tie the game, 2-2, with 2 minutes, 30 seconds on the clock. Elyria Christian added seven points before a short jump shot from Lewis gave the Warriors four points late in the quarter. With less than 10 seconds to play in the quarter, Rayna Barnes got a 2-point shot from underneath the basket. PBHS trailed, 9-6, at the end of the first quarter.
Lewis began the second with a steal and a basket to bring the Lady Warriors to within one, 9-8. Elyria did not relinquish the lead in the second and PBHS trailed, 21-14, at halftime. Lewis had four points in the period. Ensminger and Barnes added two each.
Elyria began the third with three scores and PBHS trailed, 27-14, with less than 6:00 to play. Four points from Ensminger was the PBHS offense in the period. Elyria had the 30-18 lead at the end of the third.
Rylie McDowell opened the fourth with a trey, but Elyria answered with a two. Despite outscoring Elyria, 12-10, the Lady Warriors were defeated, 40-30.
Ensminger led PBHS scorers with 10 points followed by Lewis with eight points and Barnes with six.
Both offenses scored six points in the first quarter of play. Brianna Larsen had four for PBHS and Barnes added two.
Burnett had two points in the second quarter. Solomon scored six. PBHS trailed, 12-8, at halftime.
PBHS continued to struggle in the third quarter. McDowell had the only two points in the period. Solomon added seven and led, 19-10, at the end of the quarter.
PBHS offense improved in the final period. Ensminger led with six points. Lewis added four. Burnett and Larsen each had two. Solomon added 12 in the fourth. PBHS lost, 31-24.
Ensminger and Larsen led PBHS scorers with 6 points.