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Lady Dragons rout Lady Defenders

GALLIPOLIS — Molly Bumgardner put the “I” in team.

Temporarily.

Bumgardner scored all of Fairland’s first quarter points and the Lady Dragons picked up from there in a 68-33 rout of the Ohio Valley Christian Lady Defenders Monday.

Bumgardner scored 14 points in the first quarter as Fairland took a 14-7 lead.

The Lady Dragons got balanced scoring in the second quarter as six different players scored and the lead went to 29-20 at the break.

Fairland took blew the game open in the third quarter by outscoring OVC 20-7 to lead 49-27. Bumgardner had 8 points in the surge and MacKenzie Rucker added 4.

Destinee Spears came off the bench to score 10 points in the fourth quarter and Emily McMaster had 5 points as Fairland blitzed the Defenders 19-6.

Bumgardner finished with a game-high 24 points. Spears was the only other Fairland player in double figures with 14.

The Lady Dragons (10-9) close out the regular season Thursday at River Valley in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Richelle Blankenship led Ohio Valley Christian (2-14) with 10 points.

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FAIRLAND (10-9): Beth Schlegel 1 0 4-6 6, Shea Berry 2 0 1-2 5, Christin Capper 1 0 0-2 2, Molly Bumgardner 9 0 6-10 24, MacKenzie Rucker 3 0 0-2 6, Destinee Spears 5 0 4-6 14, Megan Auxier 2 0 0-0 4, Lauren Phillips 1 0 0-0 2, Erika Smoot 0 0 0-0 0, Emily McMaster 2 0 1-2 5. Totals: 26 0 16-30

68. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: Capper.

OHIO VALLEY CHRISTIAN (2-14): Julie Hussell 3 0 0-3 6, Richelle Blankenship 2 0 6-10 10, Andrea Vanmeter 2 0 5-8 9, Christy Sandes 1 0 0-0 2, Kalee Edmonds 0 0 0-0 0, Megan Mahan 0 0 0-0 0, Heather Mahan 3 0 0-0 6. Totals: 11

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33. Fouls: 21. Fouled out: Blankenship, Edmonds.