Lady Hawks extend win streak with victory over Baldwin

Ella Sabatos looks to make a pass in the Lady Hawks game vs. Baldwin on Feb. 5.
Ella Sabatos looks to make a pass in the Lady Hawks’ game vs. Baldwin on Feb. 5.
Liz Mackey

Lady Hawks are now on a four-game win streak.

On the evening of Feb. 5, the Lady Hawks knocked Baldwin out of contending for a playoff spot.

After losing to Baldwin in overtime earlier in the season, the Lady Hawks got revenge by beating them 49-36.

The top scorers of the contest were Sadie Orie with 18, Becky Gillenberger with 14, and Ella Sabatos with 10.

The Lady Hawks took a narrow 9-8 lead after the first quarter of play. At that time, Sadie Orie contributed 5 points, and Ella Sabatos added 4.

Maintaining their momentum throughout the second quarter, the Lady Hawks held a 23-20 lead at the half.

Bethel Park continued their strong play into the second half, extending their lead to 36-30 before the last quarter.

The Lady Hawks will next play USC at home on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. with the JV team taking the court at 6.

The Hawks have to win this next game to secure a playoff spot.

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Liz Mackey, Staff Writer, Photographer
Dribble, dribble, dribble. Pass the ball. Shoot. Score! That’s two points for junior Liz Mackey. Liz is a real team player and you can find her on the court when our JV girls basketball team’s mission is to outscore its opponents. Liz’s biggest goal is to achieve varsity status on the girls basketball team. This is Liz’s first year in Scholastic Publications but not her first year taking photos for the yearbook. Even though Liz didn’t take the class last year, she took photos around the school and at sports events to help out the yearbook so they had more photos to choose from. Liz’s biggest inspiration is her uncle. Wouldn’t you be inspired if your uncle was the captain of the LAPD? Aside from playing high school basketball, she likes to take photos for the yearbook and watch her favorite programs on Netflix. Liz is also involved in Student Government (SGA) where she is a senator; she is also involved in Campus Life, Fall Play, and Best Buddies. Liz has two dogs. Their names are Claire and Tippy.   Written by: Isabella Dudjak, Staff Writer

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