Sophomore guards and twin sisters Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock combined for 31 points as the visiting Lady Hawks (4-2, 1-1 18th District) rolled past the Lady Colonels, 62-34 Dec. 19.
It was Caverna’s sixth loss in as many games.
For much of the game, the Lady Colonels Caverna’s roster consisted of three freshmen, an eighth-grader and a sixth-grader.
For the Lady Hawks, Valerie Whitlock led the way with 16 points, six rebounds, four steals and one assist, while Lyndsay Whitlock had 15 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals.
Nine of Valerie’s points – including a pair of 3-pointers – were scored in the first quarter.
Freshman guard Nancy Howell added eight points, six rebounds and one assist.
Valerie Whitlock 16, Lyndsay Whitlock 15, Nancy Howell 8, Shana Zajdel 6, Anna Bowling 6, Ivy Brown 6, Peanut Seymour 5. FG: 22-62. FT: 12-26. 3-pointers: 6-17 (V. Whitlock 3-6, Bowling 2-3, Seymour 1-2, L. Whitlock 0-1, Zajdel 0-1, Howell 0-2, Katie Perkins 0-2). Rebs: 34 (V. Whitlock 6, L. Whitlock 6, Howell 6). Assists: 10 (Four with 2). Steals: 9 (V. Whitlock 4, L. Whitlock 2, Seymour 2).
LaRue County plays the Australian travel team at 3:45 p.m. Saturday in the Coca-Cola/Campbellsville University Classic at Campbellsville University.