SHAWNEE – The Shawnee Lady Wolves improved to 19-0 with a 52-42 victory over Piedmont Tuesday evening.
Shawnee trailed 12-9 after the first quarter but thanks to Makyra Tramble and Aubrie Megehee the Lady Wolves managed to take a 22-17 lead at intermission. Tramble filled the stat sheet in the first half, recording five points, seven rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block.
Megehee led Shawnee with eight points through two quarters.
Lauren Fields was held scoreless in the first half, but managed three steals and one rebound. She picked up the pace in the second half, scoring all 11 of her points. She also snagged seven rebounds in the victory.
By the end of the third quarter, Shawnee led 35-26.
Tramble just missed a double-double, as she ended up with 11 points and nine rebounds. The senior recorded two second-half blocks.
Megehee chipped in 11 points and hauled in six boards.
As a team, the Lady Wolves recorded 11 steals. Fields led the team with four.
The Wolves came up just short against Piedmont, losing 50-47.
Piedmont started the game on an 8-0 run, but Shawnee quickly turned things around after a timeout and scored nine straight points for its first lead of the contest.
At the end of the first quarter, Piedmont led 12-11.
The Wildcats managed to stretch its lead to 29-28 at the break.
Piedmont again led after the third quarter, but Shawnee took the eventual lead and held on until the two-minute mark.
The teams traded baskets in the final minutes and then came Shawnee's biggest blunder of the evening. With less than 5 seconds on the clock Piedmont was at the charity stripe, grabbed their own rebound and hit the short jumper to take a 50-47 lead.
Shawnee was unable to get a clean look at a final shot.
DeAndre Love led the team with 11 points. He was the only Shawnee player in double figures. He ended up with five rebounds and one assist.
Jaylon Orange finished second on the team in scoring off the bench. The freshman contributed nine points, five rebounds and three assists.
Shawnee will host Harrah Saturday.