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No surprises in first round of districts

Monday, March 3, 2003

BLOOMFIELD -- The opening round of the Class 3, District 2 girls basketball tournament took place at Bloomfield High School on Monday.

Top-seeded Kelly received a first-round bye. Second-seeded Clearwater beat East Prairie 66-22, third-seeded Charleston toppled Woodland 52-31, and fourth-seeded Scott City defeated St. Vincent 39-35.

Here is a look at each of Saturday's games.

Melissa Carroll scored 29 points, leading the Lady Tigers past struggling East Prairie, 66-22.

The 6-foot junior center scored 14 points in the first quarter, six in the second, then nine in the third. She didn't play in the fourth period.

Behind Carroll, Summer Thurman scored 10 points while Erica Ross contributed eight in the win.

For East Prairie, Leslie Brown led the way with seven points, followed by Aisa Tipler with five.

Clearwater (16-6) will take on Charleston in the second round tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Shytoria Davis and Lesley Hall each scored 12 points, leading Charleston to an uncontested 53-31 victory over Woodland.

The Lady Bluejays jumped out to a 16-4 lead and never looked back, outscoring the Lady Cardinals 21-5 in the second quarter and 12-11 in the third.

Charleston was outscored 11-4 in the final period, but held on for the 22-point victory.

Behind Davis and Hall, Missy Whitney scored nine points and Gina Johnson contributed eight.

Woodland was led by Amanda Abner with 11 points and Kandice Abner with 10.

Charleston (9-9) will face Clearwater in the second round tonight at 7:30 p.m.

In the most exciting girls game of the first round, Scott City held on to beat fifth-seeded St. Vincent 39-35.

Kristin Schaefer scored 12 points and Jenny Pinkston contributed 10 in the victory.

For St. Vincent, Sierra Paulus led the way with nine points. Scott City held a 22-15 halftime lead, but was outscored by St. Vincent 20-17 in the second half.

Scott City (11-12) will face top-seeded Kelly tonight at 6 p.m.