Defense Keys Lady Knight Win

The Southwood Lady Knights hosted the 6-2 Bluffton Lady Tigers on Tuesday night.

Trailing 10-14 after the first quarter, the Lady Knights used an intense defensive effort, holding the Lady Tigers to 19 points over the last three quarters to win 39 -33 and improving their season record to 4-6.

The Lady Knights were led offensively with 11 points from Kassidy Atwood and Brooke Elliott. Atwood added 7 rebounds while Elliott dished out 3 assists and added 2 steals. Katie Stouffer scored 6 points and added a team high 8 rebounds while blocking 6 shots. Abby Houlihan had 5 points and grabbed 7 rebounds; Haley Heath scored 4 points, dished out 5 assists and made 4 steals. Ashley Parson came off the bench to score 2 pints and added two steals in an impressive defensive performance. Taylor Heath, Makenna Dawes and Makayla Ridgeway all added significant minutes off the bench. In addition, the Lady Knights were very active in the passing lanes as Haley Heath had 9, Katie Stouffer had 7 and Abby Houlihan had 5.

The Lady Knights out rebounded the Lady Tigers 31 to 24. Additionally, the Lady Knights shot 45.2 percent from the field and 67 percent from the free throw line while the Lady Tigers shot 24.5 percent from the field and 73 percent from the free throw line.

Athlete Name Pts OReb DReb Reb Ast Stl Blk
Makenna Dawes (So)
Taylor Heath (So) 1 1
Haley Heath (Sr) 4 1 2 3 5 4
Makayla Ridgeway (Sr)
Ashley Parson (So) 2 2
Abby Houlihan (Sr) 5 1 6 7 2 1
Kassidy Atwood (So) 11 2 5 7 1 1
Brooke Elliott (So) 11 2 1 3 3 2
Kathryn Stouffer (Sr) 6 0 8 8 6

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