Lyons sets school record in win
A career night from senior Clarisa Lyons paved the way for Cardington to take a 57–44 win over Highland last Tuesday.
Lyons set a Cardington single-game record with 38 points in the contest. The previous record of 37 points was set by Jackie Mories. Lyons added 15 rebounds to pace the home team’s performance.
In the contest, Cardington jumped out to a 13–7 lead in the first quarter and improved that margin to a 27–18 margin by the half.
Both teams scored nine points in the third quarter, but the Pirates took the fourth by a 21–17 score to win by 13.
Highland got 13 points from Abby Garcia, while Lexi Winkelfoos added 11 and Katie Davies scored 10.
Northmor claimed a 31–18 win at Mount Gilead on Friday. No further information was available.
That win came after a 54–28 loss to Bucyrus on Wednesday. The Redmen jumped out to a 19–4 first-quarter lead and didn’t look back in the contest.
They would go on to outscore the Knights 9–7 in both the second and fourth periods and 17–10 in the third stanza on their way to picking up the non-league win.
Kyndall Williams led the Knights with seven points.
The opening quarter wasn’t kind to Highland when they hosted River Valley last Friday.
In their 61–40 loss, the Scots fell behind by a 26–9 margin after the opening eight minutes and were unable to recover from that deficit.
The Vikings added two points to their lead in the second quarter and then outscored Highland 14–4 over the third quarter to make the score 49–20. Highland would double their production with a 20-point fourth quarter, but River Valley was able to hold on to the win.
Abby Garcia’s 15 points led Highland, while Katie Davies scored 12.
Mount Gilead Indians
Last Wednesday, Mount Gilead got off to a slow start and fell to East Knox 53–20.
The Bulldogs got out to a fast start, taking a 17–4 lead after eight minutes of play.
Mount Gilead trailed 29–12 at the half, but was then outscored 24–8 in the second half as they fell in the home game.