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Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 3:15 pm

Playing for the first time in two weeks, Washington didn’t miss a beat in a home girls basketball win Friday over Timberland.

The Lady Jays had things rolling on both ends of the floor in a 75-26 victory in their home opener.

Washington (6-2) put up the 75 points despite having the running clock for the entire fourth quarter.

The Lady Jays scored more points in the first 37 seconds of the game (8) than Timberland did in the entire second half (6).

“We got a lot of points off our defense. We did nothing but defensive work over the Christmas break. That’s why I like to have off over the break, to work on things we aren’t very good at,” said Washington Head Coach Adam Fischer. “To hold any team to under 30 points is something we want to do every night. Obviously some teams are too good to do that against. Our offense came from our defense for most of the night.”

Washington never trailed, jumping to an 8-0 lead just 37 seconds into the game.

The Lady Jays continued their hot start and held a 27-13 advantage after one quarter.

The good times continued in the second quarter as Washington outscored Timberland, 15-7, to lead 42-20 at halftime.

The break at intermission did not cool down the Lady Jays as they owned a 23-4 advantage in the third quarter to increase their lead to 65-24.

Washington outscored Timberland 10-2 with a running clock in the final eight minutes.

Defensive pressure gave the Lady Jays plenty of offensive opportunities, which they capitalized on.

“When you make the game difficult for other teams, they play frustrated,” Fischer said. “I always tell the girls that we want teams not to want to play us again. I think that’s something we did a pretty good job of tonight.”

Courtney Kedroski led the way for Washington with 19 points on 7-10 shooting (5-6 from three-point range) to go with two steals. She nailed three three-pointers in the first 4:04 of the third quarter, which pushed the Lady Jays’ lead to 59-22.

Paige Carpenter filled the stat sheet with 13 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Kyra Hardesty finished with 12 points, nine in the first half, and three rebounds.

“It was hard for Courtney early in the season. She did a good job waiting for Paige and Kyra to help her with the scoring,” Fischer said. “Now that we have four or five girls producing every night, Courtney is starting to get her shot now. When she’s open, she doesn’t miss many.”

Rachel Kackley pitched in with nine points, 11 rebounds and three assists.

“Paige, Kyra and Courtney hit some outside shots all night, and that opened up the inside for Rachel,” Fischer said. “She missed a few easy ones early, but after that, she got settled down and put some easy ones in.”

Megan Freitag gave Washington a spark, scoring all nine of her points in the first half. She added three rebounds and two steals.

Megan Bauche scored seven points.

“Both of my Megans, Bauche and Freitag, probably play the hardest of any kid I’ve ever coached,” Fischer said. “They know what they’re best at and they do it every game.”

Jenna Haas scored four points. Katie Trigg had two points and two rebounds.

Alex Ready added three assists and two rebounds. Morgan Buddemeyer had two rebounds. Emma Boehmer had one assist and one rebound.

“It’s hard to guard us when we had the kind of balanced scoring as we did in this game,” Fischer said.

Timberland (2-8) was led by Maia Hopkins, who scored nine points. Sam Domalewski added eight points.

The Lady Jays shot 49 percent from the field (27-55), including 10-18 from three-point range. They were 11-14 from the free-throw line.

Timberland shot 25 percent from the field (11-44), including 3-17 from three-point range. The Wolves were 1-8 from the charity stripe.

Washington also won the junior varsity game over Timberland.

Washington is seeded sixth for next week’s Union Tournament, opening against third-seeded St. Charles West Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7:15 p.m.

“We had seven games before Christmas and we’re looking at about 18 still ahead of us,” Fischer said. “It’s always good to get going again after Christmas. A 6-2 record is good for the girls. They were disappointed about one or two of our losses, but you learn from those mistakes and you keep moving on.”

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Area Scoreboard

62nd Annual Borgia Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament

Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North

Normandy

Carnahan

Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter

Pacific

Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1

CBC

Soldan

Washington

Pool 2

Borgia

North Tech

Union

Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific 76, Union 57

Saturday, Dec. 20

Sullivan Shootout

Owensville vs. Rockwood Summit, 11:30 a.m.

Lindbergh 67, St. Clair 46

Jefferson City vs. Jackson, 2:30 p.m.

Washington 56, Lutheran South 54

Poplar Bluff 59, Borgia 49

Sullivan vs. Affton, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Farmington 61, Pattonville 39

Sullivan 68, Owensville 64

Principia 55, St. Louis Patriettes 42

Borgia 56, Cuba 38

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James 72, New Haven 21

*Union 49, Pacific 48

Friday, Dec. 19

Francis Howell 55, Washington 48

Sullivan Tournament

Seventh Place — Pattonville vs. St. Louis Patriettes, 4 p.m.

Consolation — Farmington vs. Principia, 5:30 p.m.

Third Place — Owensville vs. Cuba, 7 p.m.

Championship — Borgia 62, Sullivan 35

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.

Wrestling

Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Kennedy 88, Washington 84

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Lindbergh 128, Washington 48

*Conference Games

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