RIO GRANDE, Ohio — A tough day for the Lady Knights.
The Point Pleasant girls basketball team mustered only four points through three quarters of play Saturday afternoon before dropping a 76-10 decision to Logan at the 2013 University of Rio Grande Girls Basketball Classic held at the Lyne Center in Gallia County.
The Lady Knights (0-3) struggled against the host Lady Chieftains (2-0), as PPHS committed 43 turnovers and shot just 19 percent from the field in the 66-point setback. Logan produced 32 steals and shot 67 percent from the floor while also claiming a 21-17 edge on the boards.
The Lady Chieftains led 24-1 after eight minutes and were ahead 37-4 at the break, then LHS used an 18-0 third quarter surge to establish an insurmountable 55-4 advantage. Logan closed regulation with a 21-6 run to wrap up the 76-10 outcome.
Point Pleasant made 4-of-21 field goal attempts overall, which included a 0-for-6 effort from three-point range. Point was also 2-of-5 at the free throw line for 40 percent.
Michaela Cottrill led the Lady Knights with four points, followed by Charli Leach, Marlee Bruner and Cassie Nibert with two markers apiece.
Logan connected on 34-of-51 floor shots, including a 2-of-3 effort from three-point range for 67 percent. LHS — which committed only 14 turnovers — also went 6-of-11 at the charity stripe for 55 percent.
Ashley Frasure and Taylor Myers both paced the Lady Chieftains with 16 points apiece, followed by Abby Rose with 10 markers. All 11 Logan players scored in the triumph.