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Ridgway girls basketball lost 54-9 to Port Allegany Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Lady Gators led throughout in the victory. Port Allegany led 11-0 in the first 4:30 of the game before Kiki Woodford had a 2-point field goal to break the Ridgway drought. Jenni Thomas had a 2-pointer with 1:15 left in the first quarter as Port Allegany took a 20-4 lead into the second quarter.
Thomas contributed with another jumper just over a minute into the second quarter and Taylor Roseto made a free throw. The Lady Gators led 32-6 at the half.
Port Allegany outscored Ridgway by a total of 22-2 in the second half with the only Ridgway basket coming on a 2-point field goal from Woodford.
Gabrielle Drabert led the Lady Gators with 19 points and had the team's lone 3-pointer. Becca Lathrop had 12 points and Rachel Taylor finished with nine points.
Ashley Woodruff finished with six points and Krista Miller had four points.
Woodford and Thomas each had four points while Roseto had one.
Ridgway (0-3) is at Curwensville (0-2) tonight with junior varsity action to start at 6 p.m.
In Thursday's junior varsity game, Port Allegany won 35-17.