Lady Indians Improve at TRC Classic
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Clark County vs. North Shelby
The Clark County Lady Indians have struggled to score early in their games this season, but the trend is improving.
After scoring on four points in the first quarter of their opener against Scotland County last week, the Lady Indians nearly tripled that with an 11 point first quarter against North Shelby on Tuesday.
Alexis Ellison opened the Lady Indian scoring with a three-pointer, scoring seven points in the first quarter. Dee Dee Church added a pair of inside shots. The Lady Raiders took the quarter, however, scoring 14 points.
North Shelby kept the pressure on, outscoring Clark County 15-10 in the second to take a 29- 21 halftime lead.
Ally Fox hit a pair of buckets, plus one at the line, in the third quarter, and Hope Ross downed a three-pointer. The Lady Raiders stretched their lead to 44-29.
Five Lady Indians got on the scoreboard in the final quarter, led by six points from Allie Hayden, but the Lady Raider lead was too much, and Clark County fell short 56-13.
Fox led Clark County with a dozen points. Ellison scored 10, and Hope Ross added seven. Hayden finished with six points, and Church finished with four. Erin Bash scored two, and Olivia Miller added one point.
Clark County vs. Knox County
The Lady Indians dominated a young Knox County team in their second matchup of the tournament.
Clark County put in 18 points in the first quarter, while allowing the Lady Eagles only nine. The Lady Indians added 14 more to take a 32-20 halftime lead.
Clark County dominated the second half action putting in 22 in the third and 21 points in the final quarter to roll to a 75-40 win.
Alexis Ellison led all scorers with 33 points. Hope Ross and Delana Hess were both in double digits with 10 points. Ally Fox added eight, and Dee Dee Church and Emma Ross each scored six. Olivia Miller rounded out the scoring with 2 points.
Putnam County Girls DownLady Indians for Tri-Rivers Classic Girls Consolation
By David Sharp
Clark County sprang to a 14-8 first quarter lead in the girl’s consolation championship game of the 4th Annual Tri-Rivers Classic Tournament at Schuyler County. The Lady Midgets responded with a 21-8 second quarter run to a 29-22 halftime lead.
Clark County outscored Putnam County by a 13-10 third quarter margin for a 37-35 lead. The Lady Indian offense stalled in the fourth quarter. Putnam County closed on a 10-6 run for the 47- 41 win.
Claire Tipton poured in a game high 32 Putnam County points. Adeline Dickerson was in double figures with 12 Lady Midget points.
Alexis Ellison led Clark County with 18 points. Dettriona Church and Allie Hayden scored nine Lady Indian points each. Hope Ross scored three points. Ally Fox added two Lady Indian points.