County duo make room in regionals
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:00 pm
Both the Dresden and Gleason girls are guaranteed at least three more games this season following easy wins in the District 13A Tournament quarterfinals Monday night.
The No. 1-seed Lady Lions (20-5) roared past Bruceton 78-34 and will now play No. 4 seed West Carroll on Thursday in the first semifinal game at Huntingdon.
The No. 3 Lady Bulldogs (20-7) got a 17-point win over No. 6 McKenzie, 43-26, and will next face second-seeded Huntingdon in the second semifinal game.
Action from the Mustangs’ gym begins at 6 p.m.
The boys’ quarterfinal games will be tonight at higher seeds’ sites.
Gleason visits McKenzie, and Dresden hosts Big Sandy in games involving Weakley County teams.
Other games have Bruceton at Huntingdon and Clarksburg at West Carroll.
Dresden 78, Bruceton 34
The Lady Lions scored more points in the first period than the Lady Tigers did the entire game.
Dresden was unstoppable in the first period, pouring in 36 points while holding Bruceton to 14.
The Lady Lions did not let up much on Bruceton in the second frame, outscoring the Lady Tigers 18-4 to take a 54-18 at the half. Dresden then put 19 more points on the scoreboard in the third period and led 73-30 at the end of three.
Amy McAlpin led the Lady Lions with 19 points, followed by Carrie Hatchel with 17. Hailey Browning added 13, while Ashley Garner tossed in 10 to give Dresden four players in double figures.
Gleason 43, McKenzie 26
Briana Jones led the Lady Bulldogs to their 20th win of the season with her game-high 20 points.
Jones also led Gleason in rebounds and steals with nine and three, respectively.
Jaclyn Montgomery added seven points, had three rebounds, a pair of assists and a pair of steals for the Lady Bulldogs.
Kim Quick scored four points and grabbed two rebounds, while Autumn Faulkner chipped in five points and had two steals.
The Lady Bulldogs did not allow any McKenzie player to score in double figures. Published in The WCP 2.12.13