Lady Eagles have a tough time with St. Bernard
January 20, 2009By Johnny Thornton of Vinemont High School
ST. BERNARD 47, VINEMONT 30
At the Fazi-Richard Athletic Center - St. Bernard Prep
HALFTIME: St. Bernard 20-13
ST. BERNARD (10-3): Brittney Schaffers 24, Natalie Kelley 15, Kiki Meyer 4, Maria Mueller 2, Cathernine Gamble 2.
VINEMONT (3-20): Breanna Rodgers 9, Bre Parker 6, Janie Foust 4, Caiitlyn Mefford 4, Christina Franks 4, Sydney Whittle 3.
Vinemont led 12-11 aftar the first quarter then could not score from the floor in the second period and fell behind by a 20-13 halftime score.
Schaffers and Kelley were a one-two punch for the Lady Saints that keyed a 15-6 run in the third period as the lead increased to 35-18.
St. Bernard posted its sixth consecutive win to move to 10-3 on the season and Vinemont suffered its 20th loss of the year. The Lady Eagles came up short to the Lady Saints 46-40 last Thursday at Vinemont.
Coach Lance Lay will have a couple of days to prepare for a two-game series with the Fairview Lady Aggies. Game one will be a Thursday regular season assignment at Vinemont and the second meeting will be next Monday in the opening round of the Cullman County Basketball Tournament at Wallace State's Tom Drake Coliseum.