Columbus Grove came out early and often in the Tuesday night PCL battle at the Cove. Grove opened to a 18-5 lead at the end of one and expanded it to 42-15 at half. The Lady Pirates came out to play in the third quarter and outscored the Bulldogs 14-13 for a 55-29 score. The fourth quarter was all Bulldogs for the 73-32 final.
Leading the way for the Pirates, Jade Zachrich with 10 points followed by McKenna Scott with 9. Amber Logan and Alivia Homier each scored 5 while Blair Tegenkamp socred two. Emma Recker and Alex Quigley each made a free throw. For the game the Pirates scored half their points from the line.
The Lady Pirates are back in action Thursday at 6:30 against the Tinora Rams at the Cove.
–Mike Jones, Sports Reporter