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Bravettes withstand comeback; Oran rolls past Scott City

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

MORLEY -- The Scott County Central Bravettes slipped past the Caruthersville Lady Tigers 76-73 at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium on Monday.

The Bravettes rallied from a 38-35 halftime deficit with a huge 27-point third quarter to take a 62-55 lead into the final period, then withstood a Lady Tiger comeback attempt for the victory.

Scott Central (11-9) led 21-19 after the first quarter of the high-scoring contest.

The Bravettes placed four scorers in double figures, led by junior guard Brittney Peet with a game-high 31 points. Peet also pulled down nine rebounds and dished three assists.

Sophomore Brianna Johnson was the Bravettes scoring runner-up with 19 points. Her stat line included seven boards and two assists.

Jamisha Williams, sophomore forward, put up a double-double of 11 points and 13 rebounds with four assists, while junior Samantha Jones added 10 points, including a team-high two 3s, passed for two assists, stole four passes and grabbed four rebounds.

Junior Lekisha Turner scored only three points, but pulled down 10 rebounds.

Kyisha Ricks and Leola Hubbard combined for 50 points for the Lady Tigers. Ricks led with 28 and Hubbard added 22, including two treys.

Tierra Perry chipped in with 11.

An eight-point differential at the free-throw line favored the Bravettes who shot 50 percent (14-of-28) while the Lady Tigers struggled at a 25 percent pace (6-of-24).

Scott Central closes its regular season against Delta on Thursday at home.

SCOTT CITY -- Oran led wire-to-wire in a 70-42 win over Scott City on Monday.

Tiffany Glastetter paced the Lady Eagles with 27 while Erica Michelsen and Wendy Eftink added 15 apiece.

Kelly Hicks and Nora Glasser topped Scott City with 13 and 11 points, respectively.

Oran (15-8) hosts Kelly on Thursday in its regular-season finale.

PORTAGEVILLE -- Kelly broke open a close game, outscoring Portageville 19

-7 in the fourth quarter, en route to a 54-41 road win on Monday.

With the score knotted at 12 at the end of the first period, the Lady Hawks creeped ahead 28-25 at the half.

The Lady Bulldogs closed to within one at 35-34 going into the fourth quarter before the Hawks' decisive late run.

Debra Hall led Kelly (16-8) with 14 points and Nikki Weiny added 12.

Kellye Penn paced Portageville with 17.

Kelly closes the regular season on the road against Oran on Thursday.