Lady Knights Defend Home Court Against Maconaquah

The Southwood Lady Knights played host to Maconaquah Tuesday, racing out to a healthy lead early in route to a 44-25 win over the Braves.

Maconaquah would take a 2-0 lead on a Brittany Lamb bucket before Southwood responded with a 12-0 run. Makenna Pace would hit twice with one coming from behind the arch and scored 9 points during the run. Morgan Farr would hit a free throw while Erin Lehner added a bucket. The Knights led 12-2. McKenna Wilson would stop the run with a bucket before Kalya Mays scored and was followed by Farr scoring off a rebound as Southwood led 15-4 after one.

The Knights would extend their lead early in the second, getting a free throw from Farr and two from Pace. Kirsten Dinn would make it 18-6 with two free throws before a Lehner three made it 21-6. At 21-9 after a three point play from Wilson the Knights would finish the quarter with 7 straight points to lead 28-10 at the half.

Mays and Alissa Pershing would score early in the third for the Knights as the lead grew to 35-10. With Southwood leading 35-12 Sydney Helfin would hit back to back buckets to make it 39-12 before McKenna Wilson and Madison Wilson each hit to make it 39-16 after three.

Pace would get the first bucket of the fourth quarter before the Wilson’s each hit to make it 40-20. Maggie Ball would get on the board for the Knights and was followed by Makayla Bechtold to make it 44-20 before two McKenna Wilson free throws, a free throw from Madison Wilson and a bucket from Hayleigh Cole made the final score 44-25.

MaKenna Pace – 12 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, 1 block
Morgan Farr – 10 points, 5 steals, 2 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 blocks
Sydney Helfin – 7 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Erin Lehner – 5 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Kayla Mays – 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist
Alissa Pershing – 2 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal
Makayla Bechtold – 2 points, 1 steal
Maggie Ball – 2 points, 1 rebound
Keagan Simpson – 3 rebounds, 2 steals
Kyrstin Gouveia – 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

The Southwood junior varsity fell 38-30.

Scoring : Keagan Simpson 5, Bechtold 6, Springer 2, Kassity Simpson 10, Ball 2, Benner 5


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