Garrard girls top Monticello 61-53

Poor shooting hurts Lincoln

January 16, 2004

Four players scored in double figures for the Garrard County girls Tuesday night to lead them to a 61-53 win at Monticello.

Abby Parsons led the way with 14 points for Garrard (5-9), which also outrebounded Monticello (4-9) by 17.

The Lady Lions shot 44.4 percent (20-for-45) from the field to win for the fourth time in six games, while Monticello shot just 30 percent (15-for-50).

"It was a good night for us," Garrard coach Jenny Teater said.

Wendy Logan and Sydney Napier had 12 points each for Garrard, while Ashley Meadows added 11. Chelsea Denny had a game-high 11 rebounds, Meadows had seven and Logan had six.

GARRARD (5-9) - Kia Howard 2, Chelsea Denny 7, Abby Parsons 14, Ashley Meadows 11, Andrea Adams 3, Wendy Logan 12, Sydney Napier 12.


MONTICELLO (4-9) - H. Carrender 6, Turner 16, B. Carrender 7, Phillips 12, Adams 6, Gehring 1, Vaughn 2, Bristow 2.

Pulaski Southwestern 57, Lincoln County 34 - At Somerset, Lincoln (4-12) made only four baskets in the first three quarters and shot just 22.8 percent from the field in a lopsided loss to Southwestern (4-10).

The Lady Patriots were 4-for-35 through the first three periods, and they went 0-for-11 in the third quarter. Southwestern was 11-for-14 from the field in the third quarter, when it outscored Lincoln 25-1 to take a 44-13 lead.

"We just couldn't stick the ball in the hole, and we let that affect our defense as well, and Southwestern just rolled," Lincoln coach John Kolasa said.

It was the second-lowest point total of the season for Lincoln, surpassed only in a 61-27 loss to Corbin on Dec. 31.

Lincoln finished at 13-for-57, while Southwestern went 23-for-49 (46.9 percent) and held a 40-36 rebounding advantage. Southwestern had 22 turnovers; Lincoln had 18.

Jenny Jones led Lincoln with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Shawna Noakes added 10 rebounds, and Jamie Duncan had seven steals.

Southwestern, which snapped a seven-game losing streak, got 18 points and eight rebounds from Amber Wazer. Whitney Roberts added 15 points and five steals.

LINCOLN (4-12) - Jamie Duncan 4, Megan Pitts 6, Jenny Jones 11, Kendra Garris 4, Jessica Ryan 4, Gwen Hardwick 3, Shawna Noakes 2.

SOUTHWESTERN (4-10) - Whitney Roberts 15, Cassie Baker 3, Christina Zimmerman 2, Whitney Mink 6, Jasi Flynn 11, Britney Beshears 2, Amber Wazer 18.

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