Tucker Valley Girls’ Basketball Opens Season With Wins

Photo by Maddy Helmick
Tucker Valley’s Brylee Wetzel looks to pass at Mannington on Dec. 7th. The Lady Wildcats fell in the contest 29-28.

By Dave Helmick

HAMBLETON – The Lady Wildcats opened the season on Tuesday December 3rd with a JV and Varsity game at home against East Hardy. In the first contest of the day Tucker Valley picked up the victory over the Lady Cougars by the final of 34-13. Makenna Evans led Tucker Valley in the JV contest with 15 points. Emily Snyder and Reagan Herron added 6 point each in the Lady Wildcats JV victory. Tucker Valley took home the win in the varsity contest by the final score of 43-23. Macy Helmick led Tucker Valley with 20 points and Brylee Wetzel chipped in with 7 points in the Lady Wildcat win.

MANNINGTON – Tucker Valley traveled to Mannington on Saturday afternoon on December 7th for a varsity only contest. The score went back and forth throughout the game, but the Lady Gators took the victory in a tight finish 29-28. Macy Helmick led the Lady Wildcats with 12 points and Brylee Wetzel added 10 points in the loss for Tucker Valley.

The Lady Wildcats(1-1) will return to action tonight Wednesday December 11th against Moorefield at home. Tucker Valley will then host Petersburg on Tuesday December 17th. For more info go to TuckerCountySports.Com.