Cobra girls beat Flyers

determination - Kelby Keeley, of the Willow Creek Composite High School Senior varsity girls' basketball team, goes strong to the basket against Fort Macleod in a game in Claresholm on Jan. 18. Photo by Rob Vogt

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer

The Willow Creek Composite High School senior varsity girls’ basketball team earned an important two points in the standings with a solid win over a traditional rival in Deep South Conference action last week.

The Cobras hosted the F.P. Walshe of Fort Macleod on Thursday, Jan. 18, defeating the Flyers by a score of 62-43 after taking an 18-10 lead after the first quarter, a 31-19 lead at halftime, and 40-35 lead after three quarters.

Scoring for Claresholm were Katie Hart with 18 points; Kelby Keeley with 14 points; Emily Chartrand, Katie Hoffman, and Kayla Minor with six points each; Kitty Fox and Tia Woodruff with five points each; and Selena Anderson with two points.

The next home action for the Cobras is on Thursday, Feb. 1, when the Stirling Lakers come to town.