Lady Pirates Rebound at Home v Mitchell

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Basketball team improved to 9-1 on the season in advance of next week Holiday Tourney; by dispatching the Lady Bluejackets at home Saturday, 47-33.  Coming off their first setback of the season at Floyd Central, an overtime loss without a full lineup due to illness; the Lady Pirates returned to their more accurate form, lead by Kaitlynn Hennings 20 points.  Henning is currently Charlestown’s fourth all time career girls basketball scorer with 1,259, behind Abby Conklin, Kristin Mattox, and Kelly Adams.  Saturday’s non-conference win over Mitchell (6-6) included 14 big points by Shelby Goedeker, and 7 points by Justice Burdin.  The Lady Pirates will host the 39th Annual Girls Varsity Basketball Holiday Tourney Monday and Tuesday in the CHS Sports Arena.  Providence (8-3) and Silver Creek (2-8) open the tourney Monday evening at 6:00 with Charlestown and Clarksville (4-8) playing in the second first round game at approximately 7:30 pm the same night.  Charlestown is the defending Holiday Tourney Champs, and leads the tourney title count with sixteen (Silver Creek has 14 Holiday Tourney titles) since its beginning in 1976.