Albion girls upend W-C in tourney opener
CHILI – Jumping out to an 11-3 first quarter lead, Albion went on to defeat the host school 42-28 this evening in the semifinal round of the Wheatland-Chili girls basketball tournament.
Mandi Covis and Sarah Metzler both scored four points to lead Albion in the opening quarter.
Up 17-12 at the half, Albion broke the game open in the third period outscoring W-C 15-6 in the third period.
Metzler netted 5 and Justice Nauden and Chanyce Powell 4 each to lead the way during that uprising as the Purple Eagles opened up a 32-18 advantage heading into the final period.
Metzler finished with 13, Powell 10, Nauden 7, Emily Blanchard 6, Covis 4 and Jayne Bannister 2.
Albion will play Caledonia-Mumford in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.