Ireton girls just miss in weekend matchup with WCAC's top squads
Bishop Ireton battled the WCAC's premier girls'basketball clubs, St John's on Friday and Paul VI on Sunday. The Cardinals fell in both, 47-38 to the Cadets and 52-50 to PVI. The games followed a strangely similar script. In both, the Cardinals jumped out to a big early lead, 15-8 over St John's and 14-5 over Paul VI.
Both times the visitors responded with big runs, the Cadets 11-0, the Panthers 19-0 to regain the advantage. In both, the Cardinals rebounded with runs of their own, Symantha Shackelford hitting from 3 in the St Johns game (she had 19 for the game) and Sydney Peters in the PVI contest (15 points at halftime)