WASHINGTON — Washington put three in double figures and limited North Knox to five first-half field goals while pulling away for a 59-43 girls basketball win over the Warriors on Saturday.

Graycie Poe scored a game-high 21 points to pace North Knox (1-1), and she had all five of the team's field goals in the first two stanzas. Reegan Hammelman gave the team a boost with 11 points, including a trio of 3-pointers.

The Hatchets (1-0) went up 12-6 after one quarter, and they pushed the lead to 29-15 by halftime. Abigail McKinley had North Knox's other points in the first half on a pair of free throws.

Emma Saucerman scored all four of her points in the third quarter, and the Warriors got the deficit a bit tighter, 39-28, going into the fourth. Hammelman scored eight in the final period, but Washington netted 8-of-10 free throws to prevent a comeback.

Alaina Thorne had nine of her team-high 17 points in the fourth quarter for the Hatchets, Jesse Ledgerwood had 13 points, and Kencia Levasseur scored 11.

Washington won the junior varsity game, 31-26. Ava Williams and Emma Miller each had five points for the JV Warriors (1-1).

North Knox visits Northeast Dubois at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

WASHINGTON 59, NORTH KNOX 43

GIRLS-SATURDAY

NORTH KNOX

H. Saucerman (f) 0 0-0 0, Wolfe (f) 0 0-0 0, McKinley (g) 1 2-2 4, Poe (g) 8 2-2 21, Hammelman (g) 4 0-1 11, Yochum 0 2-2 2, E. Saucerman 2 0-0 4, Thomas 0 1-2 1, Miller 0 0-0 0, Cardinal 0 0-0 0, Davis 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 7-9 43.

WASHINGTON

A. Thorne (f) 7 3-4 17, Lavasseur (f) 3 5-6 11, Barber (f) 2 2-2 6, Ajradinoska (g) 2 0-0 6, Ledgerwood (g) 4 2-4 13, B. Thorne 0 0-0 0, Healy 1 0-0 2, Faith 1 2-2 4. Totals: 20 14-18 59.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

North Knox |6-9-13-15 — 43

Washington |12-17-10-20 — 59

3-pointers: North Knox 6 (Hammelman 3, Poe 3), Washington 5 (Ledgerwood 3, Ajradinoska 2). Fouls: North Knox 17, Washington 16. JV: Washington 31-26.

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