Lady Falcons falter in third, drop one to Blue Lions 54-37


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ADAMS TOWNSHIP — Washington used a big third quarter to turn the game around and defeated Clinton-Massie 54-37 Monday night in a South Central Ohio League game at the Lebanon Road gym.

The Lady Falcons are now 5-11 overall and 1-9 in the SCOL. Washington is 5-8 overall and 4-7 in league play.

“We played a great first half,” CM coach Tim McGraw said.

The Lady Falcons led 25-22 at the half.

“I felt like we took it to them but only led by three,” McGraw added.

The Lady Blue Lions outscored the Lady Falcons 19-7 in the third and took a 41-32 advantage into the final period. It was still a nine-point game with 2:13 left before Washington “hit some shots” down the stretch, McGraw said, to extend its lead.

Faith Cottrell and Madilyn Newton both had 8 points for Clinton-Massie. Newton was injured in the fourth quarter and that “really hurt us,” said McGraw. “She does a lot for us and brings the intensity we need, along with Emily (Ireland).”

Ireland had a solid all-around game with a team-best 4 assists and a team-high 3 steals.

SUMMARY

January 23, 2017

@Lebanon Road gym

Washington 54 Clinton-Massie 37

W 12.10.19.13…..54

C 12.13.07.05…..37

(37) CLINTON-MASSIE (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Ireland 1-0-0-2 Theetge 2-0-1/1-5 Cottrell 1-1-3/5-8 Rose 3-0-0-6 Conley 0-0-0-0 Hurlburt 0-0-0-0 Leary 2-0-0/1-4 Miller 0-0-0/2-0 Doss 0-0-0-0 Woods 0-0-0-0 Newton 3-0-2/2-8 Myers 2-0-0-4. TOTALS 15-1-6/11-37

FIELD GOALS: W 21-51; CM 15-54 (Rose 3-3)

3 PT FIELD GOALS: W 7-15; CM 1-6

FREE THROWS: W 5-9; CM 6-11 (Cottrell 3-5 Newton 2-2)

REBOUNDS: W-28; CM-28 (Myers 7 Theetge 6 Cottrell 6 Newton 3)

ASSISTS: CM-10 (Ireland 4 Rose 2 Newton 2)

STEALS: W-1; CM-7 (Ireland 3 Theetge 2)

BLOCKED SHOTS: W-0; CM-0

TURNOVERS: W-19; CM-21

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