The Southwood girls basketball team overcame a frigid shooting night from the field to defeat Eastern 39-33 on Thursday night.
Southwood was 10-48 from the field (20.8%) which included 2-15 (13.3%) from beyond the three point line. However, the Lady Knights shot 77.3% from the free throw line (17-22) to secure the victory.
Brooke Elliott scored 13 points to lead the team in scoring which included 8-12 from the free throw line while Taylor Heath added 9-10 from the free throw line. Kassidy Atwood chipped in with 6 points and Ashley Parson added 5 points. Morgan Farr, Makenna Dawes and Ellie White all scored 2 points. Elliott grabbed 12 rebounds while Atwood and Dawes both added 8 rebounds. Heath and Elliott both dished out 3 assists while Dawes led the team with 3 steals.
|Makenna Dawes (Jr)||2||5||3||8||1||3||0|
|Taylor Heath (Jr)||9||0||0||0||3||0||0|
|Ashley Parson (Jr)||5||0||1||1||0||2||0|
|Morgan Farr (Fr)||2||2||2||4||0||1||0|
|Ellie White (Jr)||2||1||1||2||0||1||0|
|Josey Brubaker (Sr)||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|Kassidy Atwood (Jr)||6||3||5||8||0||1||0|
|Brooke Elliott (Jr)||13||6||6||12||3||1||0|
The Southwood junior varsity fell to Eastern 28-25.
Leading the Lady Knight’s was Kassity Simpson with 7 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, & 1 block. Others that contributed for the Lady Knights were: Makayla Bechtold 7 points, & rebounds; Alissa Pershing 6 points, 10 rebounds, 1 steal, & 1 block; Sara Ceciarelli 3 points, & 1 rebound; Morgan Farr 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, & 1 steal; Olivia Adams 3 rebounds; Jessica Brubaker 3 rebounds, & 1 assist; Kyrstin Gouveia 4 rebounds, & 1 assist; and Nika Richter 2 rebounds