Devin Conley scored 16 points to lead the Garrard County girls to a 45-42 victory over Southwestern on Friday night at Somerset.
Garrard (16-8) snapped a two-game losing streak despite being held to a total of 14 points in the second and third quarters.
The Golden Lions held Southwestern (16-6) to 25 percent shooting from the field and outrebounded the Warriors 37-20.
“I thought our girls played really well tonight. We had lots of intensity, we rebounded the ball well,” Garrard coach Scott Bolin said. “It was a good bounce-back win for us against a really good Southwestern team.”
Southwestern was tied for the second-most wins in the 12th Region, and now Garrard is tied with Southwestern and Lincoln County, two wins behind Mercer County.
Conley went 5 for 7 from the field and 4 for 4 at the free throw line for the Lions.
Kelly Smith added 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field and had a team-high 10 rebounds.
Garrard also got nine rebounds from Victoria Floyd, seven from Ryan Cain and six from Devin Napier.
Samantha Fitzgerald had 14 points for Southwestern.
Garrard County 15 22 29 45
Southwestern 12 22 28 42
GARRARD (16-8) — Devin Conley 16, Devin Napier 7, Ryan Cain 5, Victoria Floyd 5, Kelly Smith 12.
SOUTHWESTERN (16-6) — Samantha Fitzgerald 14, Brittany Combs 10, Destiny Molden 10, Hannah Grant 6, Elisabeth Latham 2.