Lady Knights edged in OT

by Gary Andrews

The Southwood girls’ basketball team went on the road to Rochester Saturday, falling to the Zebras in overtime 58-56.

The two teams played an even first half, being tied 11-11 after the first quarter and 24-24 at the half.

The Lady Knights would out score Rochester 10-8 in the third to take a 34-32 lead after three, only to be out scored 18-16 in the fourth to force overtime tied at 50.

Rochester would out score the Knights 8-6 in overtime for the 58-56 final.

Leading the Lady Knights was Haley Heath with 14 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assist, and 2 steals. Katie Stouffer added 12 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assist, 5 blocks. Amy Bowman had 10 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assist, and 2 steals. Brooke Elliott had 10 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assist. Emilie Harnish had 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assist, and 3 steals. Abby Houlihan had 2 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals. Meranda Friend had 1 rebound, 1 assist.

Southwood shot 39.3 percent from the field and 66 percent from the free throw line. The Lady Knights out rebounded Rochester 40-39.

The junior varsity won at Rochester 30-10.

Taylor Heath had 7 points, Ashley Parson 6, Grace Whitham 5, Kassidy Atwood 4, Danielle Pegg 4, and Kelly Schmidt 2.

Posted on 2013 Dec 10