Hurricane fails in another narrow 44-41 loss
WILMINGTON — Edgewood handed Wilmington its third narrow loss of the season Saturday, 44-41, in non-league women’s basketball at Fred Summers Court.
Wilmington (2-5) dropped three points to Edgewood, three points to Dayton Carroll and two points to Batavia.
Edgewood (3-4) now has two wins by a combined five points, adding a 62-60 overtime win at Little Miami to Saturday’s triumph.
Katie Murphy and Caroline Diels scored three in the first quarter as Lady Hurricane took an early lead, 8-6. Elle Martin had six points in the second and WHS held a two-point halftime lead.
Edgewood used five different players to score in the third and took a 30-27 lead after three quarters.
The Cougars made a three-point trio in the fourth quarter. The Hurricane made a steady procession to the free throw line, connecting on 9 of 12 in the fourth. Murphy had seven points in fourth but Edgewood held on for the win.
Murphy finished with 14 and Martin had 13 atop the WHS score column.
December 10, 2022
@Fred Summers Court
Edgewood 44 Wilmington 41
(44) EDGEWOOD (fg-3fg-ft-tp) C. West 0-0-0-0 J. Moore 4-4-0-12 Homan 2-0-2-6 Swartzel 1-0-0-2 H West 4-2-0-10 Brashear 0-0-0-0 Allen 2-0-0-4 L. Moore 0-0-0-0 Halsey 2-1-0-5 Judd 1-0-0-2 Henson 1-0-1-3 TOTALS 17-7-3/5-44
(44) WILMINGTON (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Robinson 0-0-6-6 C. Diels 3-1-0-7 Martin 2-1-8-13 Murphy 4-2-4-14 Noszka 0- 0-1-1 Tippett 0-0-0-0 Walker 0-0-0-0 TOTALS 9-4-19/23-41