Southwood 7&8 Girls Sweep Peru

Thursday, Feb 10th

The Southwod 7th grade girls basketball team defeated visiting Peru, 20 – 13.  Danielle Pegg led the 7th graders with 7 points and 8 rebounds; Anna Rees and Kelly Schmidt had 4 points each and Emily Harnish added 3 points.  Delayne Gentry had a team high 10 boards in the contest and Rees, Harnish and Peg all had 4 steals apiece.

By Steve Heath

The 8th Grade Lady Knights had one of their sharpest performances of the season in a 47-23 rout of Peru.  After a competitive first quarter that saw the Knights take a 12-9 lead… the Knights outscored Peru 11-4 in the 2nd quarter to lead 23-13 at the half.  The Knights kept it going in the 2nd half as well, outscoring Peru 24-10 in the 3rd and 4th quarters combined to close out the victory.  The Lady Knights committed just 8 turnovers in the game and their 47 points tied a season high.  The 8th Grade Lady Knights are now 11-2 and visit Eastern next Tuesday, February 15.

Key stats:

Emily Lehner 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, Katie Stouffer 8 points, 9 rebounds, 4 blocks, Abby Houlihan 8 points, 4 rebounds, Makayla Ridgeway 7 points, 4 rebounds, Jaycie Wright 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, Grace Whitham 2 points, 2 rebounds, Kristen Poehler 2 points, Meranda Friend 2 points, Shelby Duell 2 points, Haley Heath 5 assists, 2 rebounds, Aleesha Phillips 1 assist.