Grimsley Ladies Finish Strong to Defeat Page 36-32

In what was a back and fourth affair, the Lady Whirlies finished strong to defeat the Page Pirates 36-32 Friday night.  The game was tied at 17 at the intermission and again at 26 to start the fourth quarter.  Hattie Sloyan from Page used a big second half to give the Pirates the advantage mid-way through the fourth quarter.  The Senior scored a game high 15 points and her shot with 2:56 to play would give the Pirates a 32-31 lead.  Grimsley would respond though, scoring the final 5 points and holding the Pirates scoreless the rest of the way.  Alyssa Graves from Grimsley had a several key steals and Zoe Hall blocked several shots late to allow the Whirlies to improve to 6-7 overall and 4-1 in the Metro 4A.  Sanaya Blount led Grimsley with 11 points and Autumn Clark added 10.  Page dropped to 4-9 overall and 0-4 in the Metro 4A.