500! PK Yonge coach Willie Powers hits a milestone

Congratulations to P.K. Yonge girls basketball coach Willie Powers. 

Willie Powers coaching on the court

On Monday night, the Lady Blue Wave defeated visiting Madison County 50-42 to give Coach Powers his 500th victory. Powers has an overall record of 500-162 with eight final four trips to Lakeland, two state championships and one State Runner Up finish, plus 18 district championships. 

The Lady Blue Wave will be young and rebuilding this season with one 7th-grader, five freshmen, two sophomores, two juniors, and only one senior.  

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On Tuesday night, the Lady Blue Wave moved to 2-0 with a 67-24 win at Hamilton County (Jasper). Seventh-grader Ashlyn Young led all scorers with 15 points.  

Coach Power's 500th win cake

P.K. Yonge’s game scheduled for Thursday at Trenton has been postponed due to Covid protocols at Trenton. The Lady Blue Wave will travel to Trenton on Monday, Dec. 14.


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