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Windber Wins Big in Double Header Against CT By Jason Tyger

The Windber Lady Ramblers started off the night winning the first game of the night by a score of 60-51. The Lady Ramblers started off strong putting up 20 points in the first quarter, and holding the Indians to just 6 points. They didn’t let up in the second quarter, throwing up another 13 points and holding the Indians to a mere 7 in the second quarter. Going into the locker rooms at the half, the scoreboard read 31-13 in favor of the Ramblers. 

In the third quarter, the Lady Ramblers started off strong. They held the Indians to 10 and put up 18 in the third. The Conemaugh Township Lady Indians were not done, however, putting up 28 points in the fourth quarter, while the Ramblers scored just 9. The comeback wasn’t enough, though, as the Lady Ramblers topped the Indians by a score of 60-51. 

The Ramblers’ senior guard Alayna Elliot was named the player of the game, putting up 20 points for the Lady Ramblers. 

In the second game of the night, the Windber Boys’ Varsity basketball team overcame the Conemaugh Township Indians by a score of 48-47 with an exciting last-second victory. 

The game was neck and neck the whole way through. In the first quarter, the Indians outscored the Ramblers by a score of 12-9. In the second quarter, the Ramblers turned up the heat, outscoring the Indians 17-9. At the half, the score read 26-21 in favor of Windber. 

Both teams started strong in the third quarter, with the Indians putting up 14, and the Ramblers putting up 12. In the fourth, the two teams kept it close, with the Ramblers putting up 10 and the Indians putting up 12. 

The game was decided with 5.2 seconds left to play. Windber’s senior guard Kobe Charney stole the ball and took it in for an easy layup and a Windber win, with the final score reading 48-47, as the famed Windber “Legion of Doom” stormed the court. 

The Windber Boys Basketball team improved their record to 3-4, and will play their next game away on January 7th against the North Star Cougars in Boswell. The Lady Ramblers improved their record to 6-3, with their next game being played on January 6th also against the North Star Cougars in Boswell.