New Richmond, WV (WOAY) – Bluefield & Wyoming East – two teams ranked in the top 10 of the latest AP Class AA poll – faced each other on Wednesday night with each squad looking for an important win.
The Lady Warriors began the game on an 8-0 run, but the Beavers, who entered the game unbeaten, responded with an 11-2 run to lead 11-10 after the first quarter.
The teams were tied 27-27 at halftime, but Wyoming East made plays in the second half to win 69-50.
Jasmine Blankenship led the Lady Warriors with 23 points (including six three-pointers), while Emily Saunders had 15 points, 17 rebounds, and seven blocks. Jaisah Smith scored 18 points to lead Bluefield.