The Putnam County girls and boys won both ends of a Tri-Rivers Conference doubleheader from Milan High School's "Pit", sweeping the archrival Wildcats in action heard on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
The Lady Midgets had to withstand a strong fourth quarter charge from the Lady 'Cats, in a 61-56 victory. The young Lady Midgets were led by 18 points from Jade Varner, 12 points from Kaisee Perkins, and 10 from Lauren Renner. PC sweeps the season-series from Milan, having won the matchup in Unionville on January 3rd. Milan was paced by 17 points from Emily Sylvester, 14 points from Kaylee Michael, and 12 points from Cheyenne Long.
The boys game was fairly close until Putnam County pulled away late in the fourth quarter, with the Midgets grabbing the 74-52 road win. Point guard Cody Quint and power forward Dylan Heidenwith proved difficult to stop for Milan, with Quint scoring 23 points and Heidenwith 21. Milan had balanced scoring through the evening, with Wyatt Bohle leading the Wildcats with 13 points, while Raul Palacios and Holden Stallbaumer both had 12 points.
Milan will host Princeton on FRIDAY night, on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com. The girls game at 6 o'clock and boy's contest at 7:30 will be called by Dennis Stephenson.