The William Chrisman girls basketball team is over .500 now and has a share of the conference lead.

The William Chrisman girls basketball team is over .500 now and has a share of the conference lead.
The Bears vaulted over rival Truman and into a tie with Park Hill South atop the Suburban Big Six by rallying for a 54-45 victory over host Park Hill Monday night.
Kealee McAhan and Brittany McQuain provided the spark for Chrisman. McAhan totaled 17 points and eight rebounds while McQuain had a double-double of 14 points and 12 boards as the Bears improved to 4-1 in the Big Six and 9-8 overall.
Truman, with a 40-38 loss to Park Hill South, dropped to 3-1 in the conference. Park Hill South also improved to 4-1 with the win.
“It was a good conference road win for us,” Chrisman coach Lindsay Thompson said. “We had a good solid game from our post players.
“Hopefully this momentum will carry us through the rest of the week. We have four games this week.”
The Bears trailed 11-6 after the first quarter but rallied past Park Hill with an 18-11 advantage in the second period to grab a 24-22 halftime lead.
The Trojans kept it close in the second half, but the Bears sealed the win by outscoring them 16-10 in the final period.
Rachel Stagg added nine points and nine rebounds and Joby Parton had eight points to help spark Chrisman.
Amy Wendleton scored 15 points as the Chrisman junior varsity prevailed 43-25.