On Friday, January 26th at 6:00 p.m. the Lady Pirates were host to the Warriors of Willowbrook. The Pirates started off fast only allowing their opponent fourteen points at the half, sending a message that Willowbrook wasn't going to pull off an upset at the Pirates Cove tonight. The Lady Pirates pulled away or shall I say ran away with an impressive victory defeating the Warriors 68-28. Jaliyah Davis and Kendra Hatley both sophomores scoring in double figures helped lead the charge, along the side of seniors Brown 12 pts. and Richardson 19 pts. Hatley had her first double double with 11 pts. 15 rbs. 5 ast. 1 blk. and 8 stl. Other players contributing were Gibson, Washington, Rouse and Calhoun.
The Lady Pirates traveled to Downers South undefeated on Saturday, January 27th to play an important conference title game. The Mustangs only lost in the conference was to the Pirates in December who defeated them 77-43. The Pirates showed some positive signs ending the first quarter 14-9. Unfortunately, Downers thought differently and wasn't going to be denied out scoring the Pirates 22-13 to lead at the half 31-27. The Mustangs were up by 7 points until Daliyah Brown hit a 3 pointer from the corner to cut the deficit to four. The cards were dealt and the Lady Pirates didn't have a trunk to play; the outcome it looked grim.
In the third quarter, the Pirates showed some signs of life and perseverance to go on a 12 -7 run to take the lead 39-38. Brown, Richardson and Davis took over the game scoring 19 out of 21 points in the fourth to defeat the Mustangs 60-53, taking sole possession of first place. Proviso never to look back won their fourth consecutive WSC Gold Division Conference Championship Title.