Lady Hawks redeem themselves over Lady Lions


Daniel Sloan

Lady Hawks are all smiles after defeating South Fayette in the championship game of the Bethel Park Holiday Tournament.

Juliana Carbone, Deputy Photography Editor

Over the holiday break, the Lady Hawks basketball team hosted Ambridge, South Fayette, and Seton-La Salle High School in their annual holiday tournament. The Lady Hawks were determined to take home the plaque and not allow themselves to be defeated like they were last year  in the championship game by South Fayette.

On Friday, December 28, the Lady Hawks met the Lady Lions of South Fayette in the championship game once again; however, this time, there was different outcome.

The Lady Hawks defeated the Lady Lions, 69-52. The leading scorers was sophomore guard Olivia Westphal, who had 29 points. Senior point gaurd Maria Cerro had 13 points, and junior forward Maddie Dziezgowski had 12 points. By beating South Fayette, the Lady Hawks were able to hoist the plaque with pride in their own gym.

On Thursday, December 27 the Lady Bridgers and the Lady Lions tipped-off the tournament. South Fayette defeated Ambridge, 61-43, advancing them to the championship game.

After the Ambridge and South Fayette game, the Lady Hawks took on the Seton-La Salle Rebels. The Lady Hawks crushed the Rebels, 60-31. Junior Lauren Mullen was the leading scorer with 15 points. Junior forward Maddie Dziezgowski followed with 11 points, and sophomore guard Olivia Westphal had 11 points. This win also led them to the championship game.

The Lady Hawks are now 8-0, and are to play the Peters Township Indians on Thrusday, Jan. 3. Make sure you come and cheer them on as they continue their section play.