VW independent basketball recap

Wayne Trace 57 Van Wert 38 (girls)

The Lady Cougars trailed by just one (12-11) after the opening quarter, but Wayne Trace pulled away for a 57-38 win on Saturday.

The Lady Raiders increased their advantage to 28-21 at halftime, then outscored Van Wert 16-7 in the third quarter and 13-10 in the final period.

Gracie Gudakunst led all scorers with 13, and she was one of three Wayne Trace players in double figures. Claire Sinn tallied 11, and Sadie Sinn had 10 points.

Cassidy Meyers led Van Wert with 10 points, including eight in the opening half.