High school basketball: Kayden Carver comes off bench to lead Piedmont girls
Piedmont was dominant for two of the first three quarters Tuesday night against Bethany. The other two quarters, though, nearly derailed the Wildcats' chances.
Videoview all videos
Feb 6Down 31-26 to Putnam City North at the break, PC turned...
Photoview all photos
NewsOK Related Articles
Piedmont regained control just in time, though, closing strong to pull out a 68-58 girls basketball win.
Piedmont led by nine after one before Bethany outscored the Wildcats 16-5 in the second to take the lead.
Piedmont regained control in the third, building a nine-point lead, but Bethany cut the less to two before the Wildcats closed with a 9-1 run to end the game.
"We made a lot of mental mistakes,” Piedmont coach Amanda Tims said. "We've definitely got to work on breaking those habits.”
Kayden Carver came off the bench to score 19 points for the Wildcats. Kristin Hager had 18.
Grace Hadley scored 34 to lead Bethany, one game after scoring a career-best 36 late last week.
BOND LIFTS ST. MARY IN OT
Mount St. Mary's Kaely Bond was perfect from the free-throw line in overtime, hitting all eight of her shots to lift the Rockets to a 62-57 win over Heritage Hall.
Heritage Hall was close to pulling off a big comeback, leading 49-47 in the closing seconds after trailing by seven going into the fourth quarter. But Jordan Braun hit a jumper with 25 seconds left to force overtime.
Bond led St. Mary with 21 points. Braun added 14.
Erika Wakefield led Heritage Hall with 29, 22 after halftime.
Sports Photo Galleriesview all
- 56551Oklahoma tornadoes: 'It took it all'
- 34585Oklahoma weather: Crews work to clear storm damage in Oklahoma City as the state braces for severe weather Sunday.
- 32288Oklahoma Severe Storm Updates
- 9582Oklahoma State football: Limiting Wes Lunt's transfer options makes Mike Gundy look bad
- 8789Wild hogs continue to be a growing menace across Oklahoma
- 5674Oklahoma City Thunder: What could Serge Ibaka learn from Hakeem Olajuwon?
- 3757OKC Thunder GM Sam Presti won't amnesty Kendrick Perkins