Lady Knights Fall To Marion In O.T.

The Southwood girls basketball team went on the road Wednesday night to take on 10th ranked Marion, falling to the Giants 62-55 in overtime.

The Lady Knights started off well leading 14-8 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Giants stormed back in the second quarter, outscoring the Lady Knights 24-12 to take a 32-26 lead at halftime. Southwood outscored Marion 14-10 to trail 40-42 at the end of the third quarter. The Lady Knights tied the game up in the fourth quarter and had the ball with 9 seconds left in the game. Unfortunately, the final shot was no good and the game went into overtime. Marion controlled the overtime period 12-5 to secure the victory.

The Lady Knights shot 35.2 percent from the field which included 29 percent from behind the arc. The Lady Knights were 11-17 from the free throw line. Southwood outrebounded the much taller Giants 43-42.

Brooke Elliott and Ashley Parson both scored 21 to lead the Lady Knights in scoring. Parson shot 7-12 from the field which included draining 5 three point shots. Kassidy Atwood chipped in with 6 points, Makenna Dawes added 4 points and Taylor Heath added 3 points.

Dawes led the team with 10 rebounds, Atwood added 9 rebounds, Elliott and Parson both had 7 rebounds and Heath had 6 rebounds. Dawes led the team with 6 assists and 2 steals.

Athlete Name Pts OReb DReb Reb Ast Stl Blk
Makenna Dawes (Jr) 4 2 8 10 6 2 0
Taylor Heath (Jr) 3 2 4 6 2 1 0
Ashley Parson (Jr) 21 0 7 7 0 2 0
Morgan Farr (Fr) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ellie White (Jr) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Kassidy Atwood (Jr) 6 2 7 9 2 2 1
Brooke Elliott (Jr) 21 3 4 7 2 0 0
Kassity Simpson (Fr) 0 1 0 1 2 1 0

The Southwood junior varsity fell to Marion 29-17.

The Lady Knights were lead by Kyrstin Gouveia with 6 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal, & 4 blocks. Others that contributed for the Lady Knights were Morgan Farr 4 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, & 1 block; Kassity Simpson 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, & 2 steals; Makayla Bechtold 2 points, & 1 rebound; and Olivia Adams 1 point, & 2 steals.

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