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Lady Pointers use balance for easy win

WAYNE, W.Va. — If you try to focus on one player for the South Point Lady Pointers, you might have trouble seeing.

The Lady Pointers proved again that everyone in their lineup is a scoring threat as they beat the Wayne Lady Pioneers 72-53 Saturday night.

Ericka Leighty had 17 points, Jalynn Bradburn 16, Tinesha Taylor 15, and T’Ann Mayo 13 as the Lady Pointers improve to 5-3 on the season.

“We had four people with double digits. It makes it so teams can’t key on one person,” said Lady Pointers coach Dave Adams.

Bradburn and Taylor had 15 rebounds each.

South Point raced to a 10-0 start before Wayne battled back to get within 15-13 at the end of the quarter. Mayo, Leighty and Taylor had four points each in the quarter.

Taylor scored seven points, Kayla Fletcher had all five of her points, and Bradburn hit a 3-poiner as South Point went up 37-22 at the half.

The Lady Pointers maintained their lead as they never let the lead get less than 12 points in the second half.

In the fourth quarter, Leigthy had eight points to offset six by Tasha Adkins as South Point continued to pull away.

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SOUTH POINT (5-3): Morgan Kelley 2 0 0-0 4, T’Ann Mayo 5 1 0-2 13, Tara Bailey 1 0 0-0 2, Kayla Fletcher 2 0 1-1 5, Ericka Leighty 6 0 5-8 17, Jalynn Bradburn 4 2 2-5 16, Tinesha Taylor 7 0 1-7 15. Totals: 27 3 9-23 72. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: Fletcher.

WAYNE (3-2): Stacy Hookes 4 0 0-0 8, Tasha Adkins 2 0 6-7 10, Alex Amorin 3 1 1-2 10, Tameka Walker 1 0 1-4 3, Terra McCarty 2 0 1-2 5, Emily Thompson 6 0 0-0 12, Critty Taylor 2 0 1-1 5. Totals: 20 3 10-16 53. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: None.