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WAYNESBORO (March 2) — The McKenzie Lady Rebels saw their season come to an end Monday with a 77-41 loss to the Loretto Lady Mustangs in the Region 6A Girls Basketball Semifinals at Wayne …
WAYNESBORO (March 2) — The McKenzie Lady Rebels saw their season come to an end Monday with a 77-41 loss to the Loretto Lady Mustangs in the Region 6A Girls Basketball Semifinals at Wayne County High School.
The Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 19-5 lead after the opening frame, led by Raven Chance with seven points. Victoria Chadwell and Kensey Weathers each scored four, and Mimi McBee and Karly Weathers each had a pair. Lady Rebels Shelby Davis hit a three-pointer, and Lilly Bennett had a pair.
Loretto had a 23-15 advantage in the second quarter, led by Karly W. with eight points, including a pair of threes. Kensey W. scored six, and Autumn Buttrum had five points with a three. Chadwell and Chance each added a pair. Bennett led McKenzie with seven points. Davis and Anna Callahan each scored three, and Kylie Reynolds had a pair. At the half, Loretto led 42-20.
The Lady Mustangs had a 26-12 tilt in the third, led by Karly W. again with eight points with a pair of three-pointers. Chadwell scored seven with a three, and Kensey W. had four points. Buttrum scored three, Madelinn Tidwell had a pair, and McBee and Morgan Welch each hit a free throw. Bennett led the Lady Rebels with four points. Davis and Reynolds each hit a three-pointer, and Callahan added a pair. Entering the final frame, Loretto led 68-32.
The fourth was a 9-9 wash. Callahan led McKenzie with four points. Briley Auvenshine hit a three, and Reynolds added a pair. Welch hit a three for the Loretto, Chance and Jenna Huntley each had a pair, and Jerika Ray and Shelby Fisher each hit a free throw.
Lady Mustang Karly Weathers led all scorers with 18 points, including four three-pointers. Kensey Weathers scored 14, and Victoria Chadwell had 13 with a three.
Lilly Bennett led the Lady Rebels with 13 points. Shelby Davis and Anna Callahan each scored nine, Davis with a pair of threes.