Meigs outlasts Lady Knights, 47-37
Alex Hawley firstname.lastname@example.org
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It’s always good to finish on a high note.
The Meigs girls basketball team marked 20 points in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night’s non-conference makeup game at Point Pleasant. The Lady Marauders, who are already eliminated from the postseason, took the 47-37 victory over the Lady Knights, giving the Maroon and Gold three wins in their final four games.
Point Pleasant (0-21) held Meigs (7-17) without a field goal in the opening stanza and surged to a 8-3 lead. The Lady Marauders turned it around and outscored PPHS 10-to-5 in the second quarter to tie the game at 13 at halftime.
Meigs edged PPHS 14-to-12 in the third quarter to take the two point advantage into the finale. The Lady Marauders hit 10-of-15 free throws in the fourth period and took the 47-37 triumph.
Bre Colburn led Meigs with 15 points, 10 of which came in the fourth quarter. Kelsey Hudson had 11 points, Brook Andrus added 10, while Hannah Cremeans and Danielle Morris each finished with four. Sadie Fox with two points and Abbie Houser with one rounded out the Maroon and Gold scoring.
Meigs was 14-of-24 from the free throw line for 58.3 percent, while Hudson marked the lone three-pointer from MHS.
Marlee Bruner led the Lady Knights with 12 points, followed by Charli Leach with nine and Michaela Cottrill with eight. Kylie Crump had four points, Cassie Nibert marked three and Jessica McCoy rounded out the total with one.
Point Pleasant shot 4-of-5 (80 percent) from the free throw line and hit five three-pointers. Leach and Bruner each marked two trifectas, while Nibert added one.
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