Saturday, March 12, 2016
Oak Ridge High School
Riverdale High School
No matter what the outcome of this game is, Lady Wildcats, you have made us proud. Here we go, Oak Ridge with the first possession.
Mykia Dowdell with 2 fouls early in the first quarter, has to take a rest. Oak Ridge keeping steady, but Riverdale is relentless. End of the first quarter Oak Ridge 5 – Riverdale 23.
Turnovers plague the Lady Wildcats. Oak Ridge playing a little rattled, but, keep working the ball. Oak Ridge adjusts thier defense and able to create some scoring opportunities. They are able to keep the scoring a little closer and score 11 to Riverdale’s 14. Jada Guinn with 4 points for the half followed by Caelyn Thompson with 3. Mykia Dowdell with 5 rebounds in the first half followed by Jada Guinn with 4. At the end of the first half, Oak Ridge 16 – Riverdale 37.
Oak Ridge goes on a 9-2 run to start the third quarter. Mykia Dowdell adds 8 points to the third quarter, followed by Caelyn Thompson with 4. Scoring has been pretty even in the third quarter, Oak Ridge with 14 points to Riverdale’s 16. End of the third, Oak Ridge 30 – Riverdale 53.
Lady Wildcats are the AAA State Runner up, losing to Riverdale 36 – 68. Mykia Dowdell has the game high for Oak Ridge with 12 points followed by Caelyn Thompson with 7.
Lady Wildcats are winners in the eyes of Oak Ridge, stand proud. Congratulations to the Lady Wildcats, Coach Green and her staff, what a ride.