RACINE, Ohio — The Meigs girls basketball team picked up its eighth win in a 70-43 road win against the Southern Lady Tornadoes Wednesday evening.
The Lady Marauders (8-3) put up three 3-pointers in the first quarter, giving them a 21-8 lead over the Lady Tornadoes (1-7).
However, the Purple and Gold came back with a 15 point second quarter, outscoring the Maroon and Gold 15-12 to head into halftime down 33-23.
The Southern offense stalled out once more in the third quarter, scoring eight points while the visitors put up 18 more, giving the Lady Marauders a 51-29 advantage heading into the fourth.
The home team wasn’t able to cover the distance in the final quarter, sealing the road victory.
Leading the Lady Marauders in scoring was junior Rylee Lisle, who recorded seven field goals and three free throws for a total of 17 points.
Behind her was senior Mallory Hawley, who got one 3-pointer, three field goals and four free throws for 13 points.
Junior Jennifer Parker was third, notching two 3-pointers, two field goals and two free throws for 12 points.
Rounding out the Meigs shooting were Andrea Mahr with 11 points, Keaghan Wolfe with nine points, Delana Wright with six points and Maggie Musser with two points.
The Lady Tornadoes were led by senior Kayla Evans, who netted four 3-pointers and three field goals for a total of 18 points.
Next was sophomore Kass Channey, who got two 3-pointers and one field goal for eight points.
Third was senior Kelly Shaver, who had three field goals and one free throw for seven points.
Rounding out the Southern scoring were Michelle Adkins, Timberlyn Templeton, Kinlee Thomas, Cassidy Roderus and Lily Allen with two points each.
The Lady Marauders will be back on the court at 6 p.m. Jan. 3 when they travel to face the Alexander Lady Spartans.
The Lady Tornadoes will be back in action at 6 p.m. Wednesday when they host the River Valley Lady Raiders.
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