Southwood 8th Girls Rout Salamonie

The Southwood girls 8th grade basketball team used pressure defense and depth to rout Salamonie Wednesday night 43-16.

Up just 8-6 after the first quarter the Lady Knights went on a 10-0 run in the second quarter and out scored Salamonie 12-4 to take a 20-10 lead at the half.

Southwood went on to out score Salamonie 23-6 in the second half to seal the deal.  Southwood had seven players in the scoring column.

The Lady Knights were lead by Emily Lehner with 12 points, 3 assist and 4 steals. Katie Stouffer had 10 points and 3 blocks. Abby Houlihan had 6 points and 1 steal. Meranda Friend and Jaycie Wright each had 4 points and 4 steals. Wright added 5 assists.  Makayla Ridgeway had 4 points and 1 steal. Kristen Poehler had 3 points and 2 steals. Haley Heath had 2 assist and 3 steals. Aleesha Phillips had 1 steal and Grace Whitham had 1 block.