TABOR CITY–Senior center Carley Dawson racked up a career-high 16 points Tuesday night to lead West Bladen to a 39-22 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over South Columbus.
Dawson dropped in a pair of first quarter baskets, and juniors Kasee Singletary, Lexie Corrothers and Mikayla Meadows threw in a basket each as the Lady Knights built a 10-0 lead.
After the Lady Knights shutout South Columbus in the first quarter, the Lady Stallions cracked the scoring column with 6 second-period points.
However guard Seniah Johnson popped in a couple of baskets, and Singletary tossed in a basket and a free throw. Corrothers delivered a basket as the West lead grew to 19-6 at halftime.
Dawson broke loose in the third quarter for 4 baskets and a free throw – many of them off of passes from her teammates. Johnson connected for a basket and two free throws to extend the lead to 32-15 at the quarter break.
Singletary drained a basket and a free throw in the final period, and Corrothers added a basket.
Johnson finished with 8 points for the winners, and Corrothers followed with 7 points. Singletary totaled 5 points.
Allison Butler and Carla Turbeville scored 6 points each for South Columbus.
Coach Brian McCleney’s Lady Knights improved to 7-0 in the Three Rivers and 10-2 overall. West Bladen will travel to league-leading East Bladen Friday night for a battle of league unbeaten teams.
West Bladen 10 9 13 7 – 39
South Columbus 0 6 9 7 – 22
WEST BLADEN (39) – Haley George 1, Tatiana Hunt, Kasee Singletary 5, Lexie Corrothers 7, Carley Dawson 16, Seniah Johnson 8, Mikayla Meadows 2, Essance Murphy, Romona Whitaker, Jessica Labra.Share: