Tygarts Valley girls downed at home by Trinity

MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley High School girls basketball team played hard at home Wednesday but was downed by a talented Trinity team, 65-43.

“We actually played much better tonight than in our first two games,” TVHS coach Nancy Lewis said. “We did a better job handling pressure, both full-court and half-court. I was definitely pleased with the progress we’ve made.”

Tygarts Valley trailed 16-11 after the first quarter, but fell farther behind in the second, going to the locker room on the wrong side of a 39-21 halftime score.

Abby Lanham led the Lady Bulldogs with 10 points in the game, while Abby Harris and Emily Ball each racked up 8 points.

Kaleah Pritt scored 7 for TVHS, while Claire Smith added 5 points.

Also making it to the score sheet for the Lady Bulldogs were Tatum Wamsley and Courtney Haddix, with 2 points each, and Caitlyn Swecker, with 1.

Tygarts Valley’s Ball also grabbed 10 rebounds, while Swecker garnered 9 and Pritt had 6.

Regan Sharp of Trinity led all scorers with 29 points on the night, while Rachel Rosen added 15 for the Lady Warriors.

The Lady Bulldogs hit 2 three-pointers on the night, and went 9-17 from the foul line. Trinity made 6 three-pointers and posted a 5-11 mark at the charity stripe.

TVHS, now 0-3 on the young season, will play at Harman at 5:45 p.m. Friday.