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Lady Pointers fall 52-48 to Gallipolis in tourney

Published 3:30am Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

POMEROY — They said it is hard to beat a team three times in one season.

Whoever they are, they are right.

South Point won the two regular season meetings with Gallipolis, but the Lady Pointers lost a tough 52-48 decision to the Blue Angels Monday in the Division II sectional tournament semifinals.

The game started slowly as South Point took an 8-6 lead.

Brett Justice scored 6 points in the second quarter and Haley Rawlins and Abbey Winkler each hit a 3-pointer as South Point built a 22-16 halftime lead.

Gallipolis began the second half with a press and forced 10 turnovers. The flurry of mistakes enabled the Blue Angels to outscore the Lady Pointers 21-9 and take a 37-31 lead.

Kendra Barnes scored 14 points in the quarter including 6 of 6 from the foul line. Rawlins had 5 of South Point’s total in the quarter including another 3-pointer.

Winkler nailed a pair of triples, Rawlins added another and Justice scored 4 points in the fourth quarter, but the Blue Angels were able to convert 6 of 12 from the line and Micah Curfman had 6 points as they held on for the win.

Rawlins led South Point (7-12) with 15 points including four 3-pointers. Justice scored 14 points and Winkler hit three 3-pointers for 9 points.

Barnes scored 24 points to lead Gallipolis (9-14).

Gallipolis 8 14 9 17 = 48

South Point 6 10 21 15 = 52

GALLIPOLIS (9-14): Abby Wiseman 1 0 1-2 3, Kendra Barnes 8 0 8-8 24, Chelsea Slone 1 1 4-4 9, Micah Curfman 3 1 5-12 14, Halley Barnes 1 0 0-0 2, Hannah Loveday 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 14 2 18-26 52. Fouls: 11. Fouled out: None.

SOUTH POINT (7-12): Abbey Winkler 0 3 0-0 9, Bonnie Hileman 1 0 0-0 2, Haley Rawlins 1 4 1-2 15, Brett Justice 7 0 0-0 14, Brianna Bacon 0 0 0-0 0, Lakin Adams 2 0 0-0 4, Aundrea Bradburn 1 0 2-2 4. Totals: 12 7 3-4 48. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

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