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Bombers rally past J.Lloyd Crowe Hawks 47-40

Bombers (grey) pressured the Hawks en route to the seven-point victory. — Submitted photo

A tenacious full-court press turned out to be difference as the L.V. Rogers Bombers rallied from a 22-13 deficit to edge the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail 47-40 in West Kootenay Senior Girl's Basketball action Wednesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

LVR trailed by as many as 12 points before the Bombers coaching staff switched up the game plan, pressing the Hawks all over the court.

The defence resulted in quick, easy baskets for the Bombers and a 19-0 run and a 27-point fourth quarter/

Mara H.J. paced the Bomber attack, scoring a team high 11 points while Sierra Jones added eight points. Rylee Zondervan and Julia Burkart each scored five and six points, respectively.

LVR trailed 9-5 after one period, 22-13 at recess and 33-20 after three quarters.