Rocky Fourth Quarter Cost Lady Knights

The Southwood Lady Knights would hang with Bluffton for three quarters Tuesday before falling to the Tigers 52-32.

Southwood trailed 11-8 after the first stop with MaKenna Pace scoring all of the Knights points.

Down 13-8 early in the second quarter Alissa Pershing would hit two free throws and a bucket to slice the Tigers lead to 13-12. Down 17-12 Morgan Farr would hit before Sierra Stout drained a three to make it 17-17. Bluffton would respond with 5 straight before a Kayla Mays bucket made it 22-19. Bluffton led 24-19 at the half.

Mays would hit the first bucket of the third quarter with Erin Lehner and Pace matching the Tigers. Bluffton led 29-25 when they went on a 5-0 run to open a 34-25 lead before Pace and Stout responded with buckets to make it 34-29. Bluffton led 36-29.

The fourth quarter would belong to Bluffton as they rode two runs and out scored Southwood 16-3 for the 52-32 final.

MaKenna Pace – 12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals
Sierra Stout – 7 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
Kayla Mays – 4 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 assist
Alissa Pershing – 4 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists
Morgan Farr – 3 points, 3 steals, 10 deflections
Erin Lehner – 2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists
Sydney Helfin – 1 assist, 1 rebound, 1 steal

The Southwood junior varsity fell to Bluffton 27-23

Rylee Barney – 10 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals
Ashley Smith – 8 points, 7 steals
Maggie Ball – 2 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Madison Hipskind – 2 points, 1 rebound
Mya Denney – 1 point, 1 rebound

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