By Greg Perkins
The Lady Wildcats of Joseph City closed their season in the opening round of the Division IV state tournament last Friday, losing to ninth seeded Scottsdale Prep. The 24th seeded Wildcats played tough and nearly pulled off the upset before falling 46-42.
Katelyn Pugh had a big game for Joseph City, scoring 18 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. Krista Edwards drilled a trio of treys and Lindi Gardner finished with five steals. Taylor Elmer played outstanding defense against Scottsdale’s 6’ point guard.
The Wildcats wrapped up the season with an overall record of 17-11 under Coach Eric Miller.