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Female Flyers beat Eagles

Published 3:25am Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

WESTWOOD, Ky. — The St. Joseph Female Flyers turned to their defense.

The Female Flyers used a strong defense to beat the Fairview Lady Eagles 39-27 Tuesday.

“We played well defensively. We were challenged and our girls did a nice job,” said St. Joseph coach Nick Miller. “Any time you hold a team to 10 points in a half, you’ve done a good job defensively.”

Lynsey Booker scored 13 points and Amber Neal scored 12 to lead the Female Flyers (14-2).

St. Joseph led 6-5 after the first quarter. Neal had 8 points and Booker 4 points as the lead went to 19-10 at the half.

Hannah Miller scored 4 points in the third quarter to help the Female Flyers keep the lead at 27-19.

Fairview (9-9) was forced to foul in the fourth quarter and the Female Flyers converted 8 of 14 free throws. Neal was 4 of 4 and Booker 4 of 6.

The Female Flyers play at 6 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Christian.

St. Joseph 6 13 8 12 = 39

Fairview 5 5 9 8 = 27

ST. JOSEPH (14-2): Katie Roach 0 0 0-0 0, Hannah Martin 0 0 0-4 0, Amber Neal 3 0 6-6 12, Rachel Martin 0 0 0-0 0, Hannah Miller 1 1 2-4 7, Haley Bartram 0 0 1-2 1, Molly Miller 3 0 0-0 6, Lynsey Booker 3 0 7-10 13. Totals: 10 1 16-26 39. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

FAIRVIEW (9-9): Kelcie McPeek 2 0 1-2 5, McKenzie Humphrey 0 0 0-0 0, Kara Adkins 1 0 0-0 2, Jessica Meeks 0 0 0-2 0, W. House 0 0 1-2 1, Brittany Bell 6 0 1-2 13, Aujanae Bohanna 0 0 0-0 0, Madison Humphrey 2 0 2-2 6, Samantha Reynolds 0 0 0-2 0. Totals: 11 0 5-12 27. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: None.

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