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North Clay girls' teams earn victories

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

The North Clay eighth-grade girls' basketball team includes: Ramey Miller, Stephanie Ellingsworth, Deaven McCrocklin, Whitney Halfhill, Brittany Fagg, Abbey Timberman, Sydney Buell, Emily Conrad, Mallory Smith, Shea Britton, Hannah Minor, Carli Gambill, McKenzi Kumpf and Mikayla Rowan.
Times Staff Report

The North Clay eighth-grade girls' basketball team posted a 45-20 victory against Edgewood on Monday night.

Mikayla Rowan scored 12 points and posted seven rebounds to pace the team along with 10 points and five boards from McKenzi Kumpf. Brittany Fagg grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Knights and added six points. Whitney Halfhill had five points, Mallory Smith added four points and three rebounds. Emily Conrad scored four points and had six rebounds for the Knights, Abbey Timberman had two points and seven rebounds in th win and Shea Britton posted two points and two boards.

The Knights are back in action this evening at home against Clay City at 6 p.m.

The North Clay sixth-grade girls' basketball team wrapped up the season in style last week by claiming a tournament championship at South Vermillion on Saturday.

The Knights opened the tourney by knocking off Paris-Mayo by an 18-16 score despite both teams going scoreless in the opening period.

The Knights used a 10-3 burst in the second quarter to cruise to the win as Abby Conrad posted 10 points, Parker Spears added four and both Stacy Payton and Kenzie Stearley each had two points.

In the championship game against South Vermillion, North Clay outscored the Wildcats 8-0 in the fourth quarter to pick up a 28-18 victory and the championship.

Megan Sampson scored 10 points to lead the team followed by Conrad's eight and six from Payton. Both Cassie Ronaldson and Spears had two points.

On Monday night, the Knights' won a pair of games as the 'A' team won 46-12 and the 'B' squad posted a 26-7 victory.

North Clay rolled out to a 17-0 lead in the opening period of the 'A' game as Conrad tallied 10 of the team's points in the quarter. Conrad scored a team-high 16 points in the game followed by nine points each from Payton and Sampson. Allison Herrick added three along with Carliegh Shrader and Cassie Ronaldson, Sammie Thomas and Lindsey Clark each scored two.