The Fairmont Firebirds opened-up tournament play with a convincing win over Stebbins at Troy HS. The Birds opened with an early 23-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Firebirds were hot from the field with Madeline Westbeld and Madison Bartley leading the charge with 9 and 8 points in the quarter. The offense continued with Kyndall Ketterer, Macey Schwegman, and Mallory Hullinger all dialing-up from 3-point land. The halftime score was 44-2. The starters for the Birds were pulled with 4 minutes remaining in the 2nd quarter.
The 2nd half defense was much of the same led by Mari Carter. The Firebirds had 9 different scorers on the evening. Westbeld led all scorers with 12, Bartley 10, Schwegman 9, Jess Baker 7, Ketterer 6, Kierra Thornton 4, Hullinger 3, Serena Baker 2, and Cali Boles 2.
The final score was 55 to 10. The Firebirds continue the tournament trail on Tuesday vs West Carrollton at Butler HS 7:30pm. Go Birds!