Ingomar gets division sweep of Walnut as girls survive tough test

The Ingomar Lady Falcons went into their Friday night game against Walnut not having lost a division game since the 2014 season. Despite losing key starter Lauren Thompson due to a car accident earlier in the week, they weren’t about to let that streak end at Walnut.

The Lady Falcons rallied to a 56-49 victory in a back and forth contest against the upstart Lady Wildcats of Walnut behind a game high 33 points from senior leader Gara Beth Self.

‘When asked about his team coming away with the victory, Ingomar coach was quick to give a key reason.

“Gara Beth was a warrior all game,” Coach Adair said.

The game was up in the air until late in the contest when Ingomar got a steal, bucket and free throw from Patience Golden to stretch the Ingomar lead to 52-46. The Lady Falcons were able to close the game out at the free throw line and secure the victory.

The win moved Ingomar to 25-3 on the season.

In boys action, the Falcons won the scoring battle in every quarter and pulled away late for a 67-39 victory.

The victory moved the Falcons to 23-4 on the season.

Ingomar is in action against Belmont in a home non conference game next.

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