EARLHAM — Woodward-Granger split a WCC cage set with Earlham Tuesday, with the Hawk girls rallying past the host Cardinals, 47-39, while the W-G boys fell to the home squad, 73-44.
W-G faced an 11-14 deficit after one quarter in the girls game and trailed, 23-18, at the half before tying the game at 29-all entering the fourth period. The Hawks then matched their offensive output of the entire first half with an 18-point quarter to pull away for the victory.
Mary Hansen guided W-G with 13 points, with Dalaney Bice adding 10 points and Abby Musser nine. Katleynn Major provided eight points and Abby Hansen four, with Tori Manning scoring two points and Riley Jamison one.
The Hawks were stout off the glass, with Abby Hansen pulling down 10 rebounds and Mary Hansen six. Bice, Manning and Musser all had five boards each to help secure the victory.
Alex Bodermann had 11 points and five assists for the W-G boys, with Tre Loge adding eight points and six rebounds. Jake Smiley had six points and Mason Burkhart five, with Michael Connor and Tanner Canova both grabbing six boards each.
Both Hawk squads face a busy week. They host Guthrie Center tonight, visit Grandview Park Baptist Saturday (beginning at 3 p.m.), visit WCV Tuesday, host GPB Thursday and then host DM Christian Jan. 17.