Lady Eagles Take Over Mountain League with OT Win


Makenna Bauer

Sydney Shaw

The underclass duo of freshman Jaida Parker and sophomore Shannon Shaw combined for 39 points to propel the Lady Eagles over Penns Valley and straight into solo control of the Mountain League.

In the last two games Parker and Shaw have combined for 73 of the Lady Eagles 119 points. The Lady Eagles once again could not seem to miss from beyond the arc as they notched a total of 9. Five were knocked down by Shannon Shaw, three from Parker and one from senior Sydney Shaw.

That brings us in a tie with Penns Valley for the Mountain League but we still have many games left. I thought we played hard and left everything on the court”

— Head Coach Luke Rhoades

“That brings us in a tie with Penns Valley for the Mountain League but we still have many games left. I thought we played hard and left everything on the court.” said Tyrone head coach Luke Rhoades.

In the opening quarter both teams were unable to grab much of a lead as they spent the quarter going back and forth. When the buzzer rang at the end of the frame PV held a slim 17-14 lead. The first quarter was the only one ending with Penns Valley leading.

The Lady Eagles dominated the second quarter as their offense exploded for 18 points. Even though there offense exploded their defense was the story of the quarter as they held Penns Valley in single digits. At the half the Lady Eagles were leading 32-26.

In the third quarter both teams did just enough to stay stride for stride with each other. Each team’s defense held strong keeping the opposing offense in single digits. The third quarter came to a close with Tyrone holding a one point, 41-40 lead.

In the fourth quarter the teams battled back and forth until Penns Valley hit a layup to take a 51-49 lead with 50 seconds left. When it looked as if the Lady Eagles were going to lose freshman Stephanie Ramsey drive straight to the basket and knocked down a tough layup to tie the game at 51 sending it to overtime.

In the overtime Penns Valley scored the first four points of the frame taking a 55-51 lead. The Lady Eagles responded by scoring the final 7. The game was closed out by a pair of made free throws by Sydney Shaw to give Tyrone a 3 point 58-55 lead.

With the victory the Lady Eagles move to 10-3 on the season with a 7-1 record in the Mountain League. The Lady Eagles look to keep rolling when they travel to Huntington to take on another Mountain League opponent.


PENNS VALLEY (55): Butler 6 0-0 13, Culver 6 4-5 16, Kubalak 4 3-4 11, Montminy 4 0-0 8, Andrus 2 2-2 7, Collison 0 0-0 0, Welshans 0 0-0 0. Totals — 22 9-11 55.

TYRONE (58): Ramsey 1 5-6 7, Fusco 2 0-2 4, Ronan 0 1-4 1, Parker 8 5-7 24, Sy. Shaw 2 2-4 7, Sh. Shaw 5 0-0 15, Getz 0 0-0 0. Totals — 18 13-23   58.


Penns Valley 17 9 14 11 4 — 55

Tyrone 14 18 9 10 7 — 58

3-point goals: Penns Valley 2 (Butler, Andrus); Tyrone 9 (Sh. Shaw 5, Parker 3, Sy. Shaw).

Records: Penns Valley (9-4, 7-1 in ML); Tyrone (10-3, 7-1 in ML).