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Lady Hornets triple team South Gallia, 61-35

CROWN CITY — The Coal Grove Lady Hornets took a page from football by opening up a triple option offense.

The Lady Hornets have been led all year by the scoring tandem of Chelsea Markins and Samantha Hall. Jordyn Cox made it a trio Monday as she scored 19 points in Coal Grove’s 61-35 win over the South Gallia Lady Rebels.

“Jordyn had a real nice game. She shot the ball well,” Lady Hornets coach Nick Miller said.

Cox, who hit three trifectas, was joined in double figures by Markins with 16 points and Hall who scored 15.

Niki Fulks had 11 points and Jennifer Sheridan 10 for South Gallia (12-7).

Hall scored 8 points and Markins 5 as Coal Grove bolted to a 15-4 first quarter lead.

Markins took over in the second quarter with 9 points including a 3-pointer. Cox added 5 points and had a trey of her own as the lead went to 32-19 at the break.

Cox had the hot hand in the third quarter with 9 points and Coal Grove’s cushion was 45-27 at the end of the third quarter.

Cox, Markins and Hall combined for 13 of Coal Grove’s 16 points in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Hornets will hold Senior Night Thursday when they host Rock Hill.

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COAL GROVE (15-4): Tiffany Wallace 0 0 0-0 0, Abby Nance 0 0 0-0 0, Kelli Grove 1 0 0-0 2, Ashley Thacker 0 0 0-0 0, Keesha Wyatt 0 0 0-0 0, Brittany Harrison 2 0 1-1 5, Danielle Carpenter 0 0 0-0 0, Jordyn Cox 4 3 2-2 19, Chelsea Delong 2 0 0-0 4, Chelsea Markins 5 2 0-0 16, Samantha Hall 7 0 1-1 15. Totals: 21

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61. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.

SOUTH GALLIA (12-7): Niki Fulks 3 0 5-8 11, Glenna Wright 0 0 0-0 0, Kristen Halley 1 0 0-0 2, Chelsea Stowers 0 0 0-2 0, Jennifer Sheridan 2 1 3-5 10, Ashley Clark 1 0 2-2 4, Hailee Swain 0 0 0-0 0, Jasmine Waugh 0 0 0-0 0, Chelsea Canaday 2 0 0-0 4, Natasha Adkins 0 0 0-0 0, Laura Gwinn 0 0 0-0 0, Laci Lester 2 0 0-0 4. Totals: 11

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35. Fouls: 8. Fouled out: None.

RESERVES: Coal Grove 30, South Gallia 18. Coal Grove scoring leaders: Chelsea Delong 14, Abby Nance 10.