Lady Knights Get Convincing Win At Blackford

The Southwood Knights traveled to Blackford High School for their second game of the year. The Knights led 31-23 at half but then outscored the Bruins 39-10 in the second half for a convincing 70-33 victory.

The Knights offense was led by Brooke Elliott with 22 points while Ashley Parson(5 threes) added 19 points. Kassidy Atwood chipped in with 8 points, Taylor Heath added 7 points, Makenna Dawes scored 6 points, while Kassity Simpson had 4, Alissa Pershing with 3 and Morgan Farr with one point. Atwood led the team in rebounding with 10, blocked 4 shots and added one steal and one assist. Heath grabbed 7 rebounds, 5 of which were offensive rebounds; 6 assists and a steal. Ashley Parson added 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals, 5 pass deflections and blocked a shot. Makenna Dawes had 2 rebounds, 4 steals and 4 pass deflections. Pershing had 4 rebounds and an assist while Farr chipped in with 2 assist and a steal. Simpson grabbed 2 rebounds, had 4 steals, 5 pass deflections and added an assist.

The Knights shot 45 percent from the field; 50 percent from beyond the arc, and 60 percent from the free throw line. The Knights out rebounded the Bruins 41-29.

Athlete Name Pts
Makenna Dawes (Sr) 6
Kassity Simpson (So) 4
Taylor Heath (Sr) 7
Keagan Simpson (So) 0
Alissa Pershing (So) 3
Ashley Parson (Sr) 19
Morgan Farr (So) 1
Kassidy Atwood (Sr) 8
Brooke Elliott (Sr) 22
Athlete Name Off Def Tot Reb Ast Stls
Makenna Dawes (Sr) 0 2 2 0 4
Kassity Simpson (So) 1 2 3 1 3
Taylor Heath (Sr) 5 2 7 6 1
Makenna Pace (Fr) 0 0 0 0 0
Keagan Simpson (So) 1 0 1 0 0
Alissa Pershing (So) 2 2 4 1 0
Ashley Parson (Sr) 3 2 5 3 4
Morgan Farr (So) 0 0 0 2 1
Sydney Helfin (Fr) 1 0 1 0 0
Kassidy Atwood (Sr) 2 8 10 1 1
Brooke Elliott (Sr) 1 2 3 1 1

The Knights travel to Northwestern on Friday, November 18 to play the number 7 ranked, in 3A Tigers.

In Junior Varsity action, the Knights, in their first game of the year, earned a hard fought 18-16 victory. Makenna Paced scored 12 points to lead the Knights while grabbing 2 rebounds, 5 steals, 9 pass deflections and added a blocked shot. Kayla Mays scored 2 points but grabbed 23 rebounds. Krystin Gouveia had 2 points but was also in double figures in rebounding with 10. Sydney Helfin had 2 points and 5 rebounds. Keagan Simpson had 3 steals and 6 pass deflections.

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