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Ironton girls stun Boyd Co.

Published 3:53am Friday, January 17, 2014

Jim Walker


CANNONSBURG, Ky. — The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers put up a Barrier to stop the Boyd County Lady Lions.

Lexie Barrier, that is.

Barrier scored 27 points as the Ironton upset Boyd County 61-53 on Thursday.

Cheyenne Scott scored 16 points to help Ironton improve to 6-9.

Boyd County (10-5) was coming off a 61-60 win over Ohio Division IV power Newark Catholic on Saturday.

Logan Fraley had 19 points, Alexis Lunsford 13 and Taylor Wheeler 11 for the Lady Lions.

Barrier scored 12 points in the first quarter as Ironton jumped out to a 21-11 lead. The Lady Tigers led 33-22 at the half before Boyd County got within 39-34 at the end of the third quarter.

Ironton outscored Boyd County 22-18 in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Tigers play in the Pickerington Tip-Off Classic on Saturday.

Ironton 21 12 6 22 = 61

Boyd County 11 11 12 18 = 53

IRONTON (6-9): Lexie Barrier 27, Macy Wise 4, Jordan Hannan 6, Karlie Rase 2, Cheyenne Scott 16. Totals: 23 2 11-17 61. 3-point goals: Barrier 2. Fouls: 19.

BOYD COUNTY (10-5): Logan Fraley 19, Taylor Wheeler 11, Alexis Lunsford 13, Savannah Wheeler 4, Destiny Goins 6, Payton Caldwell 0, Sarah Shavers 0, Loren Lynch 0. Totals: 16 2 19-23 53. 3-point goals: Fraley, T. Wheeler). Fouls: 18.

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