Monday, August 3, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

LOOKING TO FIND:Jacob Sanchez My beloved son. He can get in touch:Alberto Carvajal 786 350 8436 carvajalalberto@yahoo.com www.facebook.com/alberto.carvajal.585 ALBERTO CARVAJAL MIAMI, FL

VideoLost: Heifer, near 1303 and Country View Land, went missing on June 24, reward! 210-838-0667.

VideoLost female longhair chihuahua that had been trimmed. Near 3rd and hwy 97 floresville. Pls call jeri 409 781 3191 Miss her very much.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

F&W Electrical is now hiring journeyman, backhoe operators, and laborers. Apply at 6880 U.S. Hwy. 181 N., Floresville, Monday-Friday, 8-5. 830-393-0083. EOE.
Class A CDL driver needed for Jourdanton and surrounding areas. Home every night, must pass drug test and have clean MVR for the last 3 years. Call Frank at 210-378-3108.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Sports


Winnsboro ends Poth’s run at state title


Winnsboro ends Poth’s run at state title
Poth Pirettes and Winnsboro Lady Raiders scramble to get possession of the ball March 4.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Nancy Pavlich
Wilson County News
March 8, 2011
2,434 views
Post a comment

In the words of the late great San Antonio Express-News sports writer Dan Cook, “The opera ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings.” And for the Poth Pirettes, she sang that song March 3 in the Frank Erwin Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, as Poth fell to Winnsboro in the state semifinal.

Making it to state may not be new for the school district, but it’s new every time for the team. This is its fourth consecutive year in the tournament.

The Pirettes faced the Winnsboro Lady Raiders, who also are no strangers to the state tournament. Although the Pirettes made a good comeback toward the end of the game, the Lady Raiders came out ahead 59-52 to advance to the state championship.

The first half of the game was close for the Pirettes and the Lady Raiders. Both teams went back and forth, making points, and the score remained close throughout both quarters. The Pirettes were playing team ball, and everyone was putting in points. However, the Lady Raiders took several 3-point shots that paid off. Toward the end of the second quarter, the Lady Raiders’ defense put the pressure on the Pirettes, who began racking up personal fouls. The Lady Raiders continued sinking their shots and forcing turnovers, while the Pirettes had difficulty scoring points. The half ended with a slight edge for the Lady Raiders at 28-23.

During the second half, the Lady Raiders took charge. They began pulling ahead of the Pirettes and did not let up. The Pirettes’ shots were not going in, and they had trouble with their free-throw shooting. During the fourth quarter, the number of Pirette fouls sent the Lady Raiders into a double bonus, which gave the team an even greater advantage.

“In the fourth quarter, we knew that it was do or die,” Pirette Tara Dunn said.

The Pirettes started going hard, putting pressure on the Lady Raider offense. They were able to bring the deficit from 14 points down to 7. Unfortunately, there was not enough time left in the quarter for the Pirettes to take the lead. The game ended in a 59-52 win for the Lady Raiders.

Coach Peggy Hosek said she was very proud of the girls and thought they did the best they could against the Lady Raiders and their in-your-face defense.

“Their pressure defense is their trademark, and I think we handled it well,” Hosek said.

The girls were disappointed, to say the least.

“I thought we were very prepared for them -- we came in thinking we were going to win,” Dunn said. “They just, I guess, wanted it a little bit more today.”

In true Pirette fashion, every member of the team contributed to the effort. Ashley Fuller scored 12 points, while Tara Broyles and Micah Weaver added 11 each. Jordan Kotara scored 6, while Claire Raabe contributed 5 points. Tara Dunn put in 4 points, and Kelli Kolodziej added 3.

The loss ends the Pirettes’ basketball season, but doesn’t take the shine off their accomplishments. They ended the season 29-6.

The Pirettes’ young team allows Poth to rebuild for an even stronger future. The Pirettes say goodbye to seniors Tara Dunn and Krista Lamb, but will return again next season with a core of seasoned veterans.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Sports Archives


WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Heavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeauto chooserDrama KidsTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.