Lady Pirates Win Third Straight Holiday Tourney
The Charlestown Lady Pirate Basketball team exacted a bit of revenge on Silver Creek (5-11) and won their third straight Girls Basketball Holiday Tourney crown by defeating the Lady Dragons 34-30 Wednesday evening. During the forty years of the Tourney’s existence, Charlestown has now won 18 Holiday Tourney Titles and Silver Creek 14. The Lady Pirates began their season 0-4, before winning seven of their last ten. Charlestown (7-7) led Creek the majority of the second half, despite having turnover and free throw troubles. The Lady Pirates fell to Creek 43-36 in their regular season match up on November 18th. The Lady Pirates were led in scoring Wednesday by Bri Harvey, finishing with 15 points; Lexi Logsdon added 12 points, and Samantha Matthews five. Harvey and Erin Kimbrell were named to the All-Tourney Team while Logsdon was named the Tournament MVP. Bri Harvey was also named Wednesday night’s Coyle Chevy, Buick, GMC, & Coyle Nissan Player of the Game. Providence defeated Clarksville in Wednesday’s Tourney Consolation Game, 61-23.