Lady Rebels skin Bearcats 72-53

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Riverside outscored Brookland 41-25 in the second half and went on to batter the Lady Bearcats 72-53 in senior girls play Monday night at Lake City.

Brookland kept the game close throughout the first half, trailing just 17-14 after the first break and 31-28 at halftime. Riverside began to distance themselves from the Lady Bearcats, moving ahead 56-46 after three periods of play. The Lady Rebels outscored the visitors 16-7 in the final frame to coast to the win.

Brittney Sain scorched the nets for 23 points to pace Riverside. Lotti Hoffman scored 15 while Whitney Wagganor also hit double figures, pumping in 11. Haven Robertson and Bailey Fisher tallied seven points apiece, Carson Smith had five while Briley Douglas chipped in four points.

Emily Pate led the Lady Bearcats with 14 while Kalifa Ford added 13.

In the junior high game, Riverside downed Brookland 48-38. Beaner Hoffman led the Lady Rebels with 16 points while Anna Meurer scored 15 and Cailey Qualls had 13. Alexis Courtney added four.

Hannah Boling paced Brookland with 11 points.

Riverside (23-1) will play three games this week, beginning Monday night when they travel to Rivercrest. The Lady Rebels host Osceola Tuesday before completing their week with a home game Thursday against Gosnell.

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