The Grayson County Lady Cougars hosted Meade County for their first win of the season on last Thursday, Jan. 14.

Meade County won the tip-off but could not answer it.

Rachael Synder made back-to-back baskets, but Meade responded with a basket, then hit a three-pointer to take the lead, 5-4.

Aryssa Riggs answered with a three-pointer to take the lead back, 7-5.

The Lady Cougars then went on a 4-0 run, leaving the score at 11-5 with 3:47 left in the first quarter. The Lady Cougars finished a 7-5 run to end the first quarter.

Meade County opened the second quarter on a 12-4 run to tie the game 22-22. A three-pointer by Peyton Bradley gave the Lady Waves the lead, and they led going into halftime, 26-25.

Riggs answered with a three-pointer, but the Lady Waves went on 4-0 run; however, the Lady Cougars then went on a 7-0 run. Meade County closed the gap, pulling within two (35-33) heading into fourth quarter.

The Lady Cougars in the fourth quarter racked up 10 straight points, earning their largest lead of the game at 45-35.

Meade County could not answer this, and the Lady Cougars were able to hold on for the win, 49-40.

Rachael Synder — 19 points, 13 rebounds

Aryssa Riggs — 9 points (3-pointers)

Annie Kiper — 8 points, 3 rebounds

Ella Robinson — 6 points, 10 rebounds

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