BUFFALO, W.Va. — The Lady Bison snapped a three game skid in convincing fashion Wednesday night.
Buffalo defeated visiting Wahama 83-39 in Putnam County, giving the Lady White Falcons their ninth consecutive defeat.
BHS (6-4) out scored the Red and White (1-11) 26-to-7 in the first period and expanded its lead to 33 points after a 16-to-2 second quarter. The Lady Bison lead was 41 points after the third period and Buffalo, with its starters still in the game, out scored Wahama 23-20 over the final eight minutes. BHS took the 83-39 victory.
Wahama’s scoring attack was led by Rachel Roque and Sierra Carmichael with 10 points each. Mackenzie Gabritsch contributed eight points, while Kelsey Zuspan marked five. Bunni Peters, Maria Arbogast and Danielle Lavender each finished with two points to round out the WHS scoring. Zuspan and Carmichael each made a three-pointer for Wahama.
Buffalo was led by Chelsey Parkins with 35 points, including 10 in the final period. Tiffany Bailey notched 12 points, coming by way of four three-pointers, while Paige Roush had nine and Olivia Dunn marked eight. Michaela Lewis and Courtney Allen each contributed six points, while Katie Allen rounded out the BHS total with five.
Wahama shot 11-of-31 (35.5 percent) from the charity stripe, compared to Buffalo who shot 20-of-29 (69 percent).
This was the lone regular season meeting between BHS and Wahama.