Stan Hughey’s squad managed to get a few easy practices against East Webster and Winona Christian in Immanuel’s Christmas tournament in Columbus. Winning both games by a convincing margin, Oak Hill comes out of the first half of the season with a 16-3 record.
The Lady Raiders were superior in every sense of the word against East Webster. Oak Hill’s run-and-gun style of play was simply too much for the Lady Wolverines to handle. In a blowout from start to finish, the Lady Raiders came out with a 61-23 victory. Rachel Herndon and Shay Atkins led in scoring with 15 and 14 points, respectively, while finishing with 14 and 13 rebounds. Sarah Dill scored 13 off the bench, while Maegen Ellis and Anna Ready added nine and seven points, respectively. Lauren Billington, Kelci Jo Langford, and Bet Langley scored two points each to round out the scoring.
While the Lady Raiders did have as hot of a start as the previous night, they took care of business in a 48-22 victory over Winona Christian. Winona’s slow pace of play took some of the intensity out of Oak Hill’s play early on, which allowed Winona to hang around in the first half before pulling away for the easy win. Maegen Ellis and Lauren Billington were the top two scorers with 10 and nine points, respectively. Shay Atkins finished with eight points to go along with 12 rebounds. Rachel Herndon added five points of her own and grabbed 10 boards.