Brashear Girls Roll Over Macon County
By David Sharp
Brashear scored the first 12 points of a February 22, 2008 Tri-County Conference and regular season finale for both teams and went on to a 68-15 victory at New Cambria.
Senior Hailee Kelsey scored a game high 19 points and pulled down 14 Brashear rebounds.
The Lady Tigers clinched a winning season finishing their conference campaign with a 5-3 mark and were 13-10 overall at the end of the evening. Macon County is winless in 21 tries.
Alyssa Peterson scored the only Lady Raider points of the first half with a three pointer at the 38 second mark of the first quarter. Brashear scored 25 unanswered points and led 39-3 at intermission.
Macon County fought back to a 17-12 third quarter deficit and trailed 56-15 at the three quarter pole. Brashear scored the final 12 points of the contest for the 68-15 win.
The Lady Tigers had five players score in double figures. All six Brashear players dressed for the contest scored. Brashear turned the ball over 11 times and recorded 14 steals. Macon County had an unofficial 37 turnovers.
Brashear pulled down 22 offensive boards and finished with 46 team rebounds. The Lady Tigers dished out 23 assists as a team. Brashear was 6-9 from the free throw line and sank 31 field goals to four for the home team. Macon County was 1-2 from the charity stripe.
Senior Jessi Hill scored ten points and led the Lady Tigers with nine assists. Freshman Abby McKim had a strong game with 13 points, five steals and five rebounds. Emily Ladwig recorded a double-double scoring 11 points with ten rebounds.
Caroline Slavin was in double figures with ten points. Stephanie Elsea scored five points and recorded four steals. Alyssa Peterson led Macon County with five points. Ashley Young scored four Lady Raider points.
“It was a good game to get everybody some points on the board,” said Lady Tiger coach Sara Williams. “I thought everyone played well.”
Brashear enters district play seeded fourth. The Lady Tigers took on conference rival Novinger in first round action.