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Lady Tigers drop first game of season; fall to Adena

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By
Stephen Forsha-sforsha@gmail.com

     GREENFIELD - The Adena Lady Warriors ended the early season undefeated mark of the McClain Lady Tigers Monday evening, as they out shot and out rebounded their way to a 60-49 non-league win at McClain High School.

     Baskets wouldn’t fall for the Lady Tigers Monday night as they finished 23 of 57 from the field for 40 percent shooting. On the other hand, the Lady Warriors, who are 6-1 overall, shot 23 of 44 for 52 percent.

     In rebounding AHS won the battle of the boards 33-21. Kate Hammond led the Lady Tigers with six rebounds.

     MHS senior Megan Saylor led all scorers with 23 points. Saylor made eight shots from the field and seven free throws.

     Hammond ended with 14 points making seven shots from the floor. Jenna Perie scored seven points for the Lady Tigers. Chrissy Cobb finished with five points, including one 3-pointer.

     Adena led 12-9 at the end of the first quarter. In the second AHS scored 16 points, while holding the Lady Tigers to 14 points. AHS led 28-23 at halftime.

     In the third McClain (6-1) was held to eight points, with AHS scoring 13 points to take a 41-31 lead. In the fourth the Lady Warriors led MHS 19-18.

     Kristi Yates led Adena with 18 points. She was followed by Autumn Smith with 14 points. Smith made two 3-pointers. Brytan Givens scored 12 points for Adena.

     Kelsey Bielanow had a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds for AHS.

     AHS made 23 total shots from the field, compared to 19 by the Lady Tigers.

     Cortney Hyer had six of seven assists for the Lady Tigers.

     Adena (6-1) committed 19 turnovers in the win, as McClain was forced into 12 turnovers.

     The Lady Tigers will take the court again on Monday, Jan. 4 as they travel to play Eastern Brown at EBHS.

 

BOX SCORE

SCORE BY QUARTERS

AHS – 12 16 13 19 – 60

MHS – 9 14 8 18 – 49

 

INDIVIDUAL STATS

MHS (49)

Cobb 1 (1) 3 5, Saylor 8 7 23, Hammond 7 0 14, Perie 2 3 7. TOTALS: 19 10-13 49.

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