By Cort Reynolds
Ada Herald writer
RAWSON - Visiting Ada rallied behind a 29-13 second half to win its girls
basketball season opener over non-league foe Cory-Rawson Tuesday night by a 49-35 count.The Bulldogs trailed by a basket at intermission, but took a 35-31 lead
after a 15-9 third period. They then stymied the upset-minded Hornets 14-4
in the final stanza to win going away.
Versatile Ada senior guard Taylor Willeke led all players with 20 points.
Bulldog sophomores Alexis Amburgey and Tori Wyss combined to add 21
points. Wyss snared nine rebounds to go with ther 10 points, while
Amburgey netted 11 markers.
Cory was playing its third game of the season after losing twice in the
annual Bluffton Holiday tournament. Kendra Tuttle was the lone Hornet
player in double figures with 10 points.
The 0-3 Hornets made just two of their 21 three-point tries. Ada
out-rebounded C-R 25-22 and committed just eight turnovers to nine by the
Freshman Rachael Wildman added five points in her varsity debut for the
victors. Both teams took 42 shots, with Ada knocking down 16 field goals
(38 percent) to just 10 (24 percent) by the cold-shooting Hornets. The
Bulldogs hit on 14 of 26 free throws (54 percent) as Wyss canned eight
charity stripers. C-R sank 13 of 19 (68 percent) from the foul line.