Lady Rebels hammer Hillcrest 74-29
Riverside remained undefeated on the young season by hammering Hillcrest 74-29 Monday night on the road.
The Lady Rebels bolted to a 26-6 lead after the first quarter and headed to the dressing room up 38-12 at halftime. Riverside took a 59-25 advantage into the final frame.
Riverside placed four players in double figures, led by Briley Douglas who pumped in 16 points. Grace Puckett scored 14 while Lotti Hoffman and Carolina Hoffman added 12 points apiece. Hailey Carr finished with nine points, Alexis Courtney tallied seven, Alexis Boatman pitched in three while Anna Meurer added one point.
The Lady Rebels were near perfect from the foul stripe, canning 18-19 attempts. Riverside dropped in four three pointers.
In the junior high contest, Molly Emison scorched the nets for 35 points, leading Hillcrest to a 52-31 win over the Lady Rebels.
Hannah Gosa topped Riverside with 10 points. Amber Courtney netted eight, Kalli Shasteen contributed seven while Kaley Stevens and Lexi Moyer chipped in three points apiece.
The Lady Rebels will begin a busy week Monday night when they travel to Jonesboro to take on the Lady Hurricane. Riverside hosts Marked Tree Tuesday night at Lake City. The Lady Rebels will travel to Harrisburg Thursday night before competing in the Marmaduke Classic Saturday at Greyhound Gym.