The Verona Lady Wildcats defeated Walnut Grove 62-53 Wednesday night to advance to the championship game of the Walnut Grove Holiday Tournament.
"The girls played a tough team and got a good win," said Verona Head Coach Ryan Yates. "We do not get to celebrate long, because we will play a very good Fordland team in the championship."
Jenna Chadd led the Lady Wildcats in scoring with 22 points. Jessica Smith contributed 17 points. Tristan Carrasquillo pitched in 15 points. Taylor Pinkly added 8 points.
The Lady Wildcats will be in action on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at Thomas Jefferson.