The Centre Junior High School girls’ basketball team was defeated 18-15 Thursday by Wakefield in the first home game of the season. Their league record is 2-1.
The Lady Cougars outscored Wakefield in the second and third quarters but scored just one point in the first quarter and none in the fourth.
Wakefield had the advantage at the free-throw line, completing six of 16 attempts on 14 fouls by Centre. Centre made one of six free throws on eight fouls by Wakefield.
Allie Basore led scoring with seven points. Shelby Pankratz scored four points, and Taylor Peterson and Katie Marler scored two points each.
The junior varsity defeated Wakefield, 30-10.