Prep sports wrap: 11/30November 29, 2018
From Herald Staff Reports
A few area girls basketball teams were in action on Thursday evening with one recording their first victory of the young season.
Here’s a brief rundown of Thursday’s games.
Raiders 55, Marksmen 36: After a tough start that saw them fall to 0-7, the Southridge girls basketball team bounced back with a 19-point home victory over Pocket Athletic Conference rival Tell City at home.
The Raiders started out on fire as they jumped out to a 17-4 lead after the first quarter thanks to seven points from Mady Neukam. Southridge held a 27-14 lead at the halftime break.
Southridge pulled ahead even farther in the third quarter as they outscored the Marksmen 19-12 and kept their foot on the gas en route to the victory.
Neukam finished with a season-high 21 points while Myah Montgomery added 16 and Monica Steckler finished with 10 points.
Braves 45, Patriots 44: The Heritage Hills girls basketball team started the season with an undefeated 6-0 record but have now last the past two games to PAC foes as they fell to Tecumseh at Lynnville.
The Patriots started out fast with an 11-3 advantage after the first quarter and a 27-18 lead at the halftime break. However, Tecumseh’s 19-10 advantage in the fourth quarter pushed them past the Pats to keep their record unblemished as the Braves are now 6-0 with the best record in the PAC.
Hadley Lytton led Heritage Hills with 16 points (4-of-7 from three-point) while Rebekah Gordon and Claire Heckel both added eight each.
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