Overtime needed for Pirates to beat Wentzville Holt, 50-47

Wentzville Holt was listed at No. 10 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Girls’ Basketball Large School Week 5 rankings. Pattonville received votes but was listed as On the bubble.

That bubble the Pirates are on might carry them into the rankings next week after they won Tuesday’s game 50-47 in overtime.

Pattonville   15   9   10   10  6   50

Holt               11   6   12   15   3   47

The Pirates had a 24-17 lead at halftime, but the Indians were able to catch up forcing the extra period.

Pattonville outscored Holt 6-3 in overtime.

Pattonville (9-3 overall) was led by senior guard Tyra Brown scoring 17 points. Brooke Jenkins added 13 points and Jaliyah Smith was good for 10 points. Kendall Battle (6) and Essance Williams (4) also showed up on the final stats sheet.

Holt (7-3 overall, 2-1 league) had four players combine for its 47 points led by senior guard Michon Forrest with 18 points.