Southwood 8th Girls Top Northfield

Story By Steve Heath

The 8th Grade Southwood Lady Knights defeated Northfield 29-14 to win their 5th game in a row and run their record to 13-2.  The Knights outscored the Norse in all 4 quarters and slowly pulled away throughout the game.  The Lady Knights lead  6-1 after the first and 12-5 at the half and then pulled away by outscoring the Norse 17-9 in the 2nd half.  The Lady Knights host North Miami next Monday, February 21.

Key stats:

Emily Lehner 8 points, 3 blocks, Katie Stouffer 6 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks, Jaycie Wright 6 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, Makayla Ridgeway 3 points, 3 rebounds, 3 blocks, Abby Houlihan 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, Aleesha Phillips 2 points, 2 rebounds, Haley Heath 1 point, 2 rebounds, Grace Whitham 1 point, 1 block

For Northfield the scoring was evenly spread between five players, led by Arie Kennedy’s four points. Cassidy Miller led in rebounding with 6.