Girls Basketball Continues to Improve
The WPS girls basketball team has had a great week of competition, which featured a few very close games, including back-to-back games with district rival, Foundation Academy.
In the first game between the WPS Lakers and the Foundation Lions was an overtime thriller. Foundation knocked down some keys free throws down the stretch to give them the slight 58-57 edge. Senior Kelly Rowswell lead the Lakers with 27 points and 7th grader Madison Workman added 10 points.
The Lakers and the Lions squared off again on Monday in another thriller down to the final seconds. Senior Abbey Lahnston netted two free throws to tie the game with 4.2 seconds. Dani Lord of Foundation stormed across half court and rimmed in a 40-footer at the buzzer. Foundation won 38-35. Seniors Kelly Rowswell and Abbey Lahnston added 18 points and 7 points respectively for the Lakers.
Windermere Prep faced Celebration High School last night in yet another competitive dual to the end. The free throw line was the deciding factor in this contest as the Lakers went 10-23 from the charity stripe. Celebration 65 Windermere Prep 59. Senior Kelly Rowswell finished with 25 points, Abbey Lahnston added 12 points, and 7th graders Madison Workman and Emerson Hilgenfeldt chipped in 9 and 7 points as well.
The Lakers are in action again Thursday night as they take on Trinity Prep at 5:30pm and will honor Seniors Kelly Rowswell, Abbey Lahnston, and Kim Le.