Cougars stay atop Metro League with win over BHS

A balanced offensive attack powered Holy Names Academy to a 47-40 win against Bainbridge in girls Metro League basketball Friday.

The Cougars jumped to a 15-8 lead after the first quarter, and Holy Names held the Spartans to another eight-point quarter in the second to widen the gap to 25-16 at halftime.

Both teams went cold in the third — the Spartans scored five, the Cougars six — but Bainbridge turned things around offensively in the fourth.

The Spartans put up 19 points in the final stanza, but Holy Names was able to stay in front the rest of the way for the Metro League victory.

Sydney Severson, who is averaging 9.8 points for the Spartans, led Bainbridge with 14 points.

Grace Kenyon contributed 11, and Paige Brigham finished with seven for BHS.

Maddie Ketcheside had four points for the Spartans, while Katie Usellis and Julie Feikes added two points each.

Seven Cougars scored in the contest. Camariah King paced Holy Names with 15 points.

Bainbridge fell to 6-5 in conference play with the loss (9-6 overall). Holy Names, which sits atop the Metro's Mountain Division, improved to 11-2 in the league (14-2 overall) with the win.


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