Lady Pirates Squeak Past Rebels 61-60

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Basketball team improved to 3-2 on the young season Saturday after squeaking past the visiting Lady Rebels of South Central 61-60.  After leading 26-23 at the half, Charlestown fell behind after three 45-42; but then used a solid fourth to out score the visitors 61-60.  Freshman Peyton Crace led the Pirates in scoring, finishing with 17 points, fifteen of which were scored in the second half.  The Lady Pirates got six big three’s (three a piece) from Jackie Bascardi and Samantha Matthews; Bascardi finished with the game with nine while Matthews and Junior Bri Harvey added 14 each for the winning cause.  The Lady Pirates are currently averaging just over 64 points per game.  Charlestown will be back in action Monday and Tuesday, as the Girls Junior Varsity will host New Washington on Monday evening at 6:00 pm; and the Girls Varsity will host New Washington Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm as part of a Girls and Boys Varsity double-header.