Lady Pirates Fight Back to Beat Jeff 46-44
The Charlestown Lady Pirate Basketball team won their fifth straight and improved to 13-1 over all this season by defeating rival Jeffersonville (9-7) Thursday evening in the CHS Sports Arena. The Lady Pirates, led in scoring by Senior Kaitlynn Henning’s 18 points and Justin Burdin’s 14, led 9-3 at the end of the first quarter; however trailed the Lady Red Devils 23-18 at the midway point. Shelby Goedeker finished the game with six points, while Lexi Logsdon and Bethany Hall both added three points each respectively. “They never gave up….They played to the final buzzer”, commented Lady Pirate Head Coach Mike Prichard about the contest. The game served as a warm-up for Saturday’s MSC Showdown versus Brownstown (12-3 & 5-0 MSC), which is scheduled to tip off beginning at noon in the CHS Sports Arena. The varsity game will be broadcasted live by Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting beginning at approximately 1:30 pm on www.CPPSB.com.