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Lady Panthers cruise past Lady Defenders, 55-31

GALLIPOLIS — It was all Chesapeake.

The Chesapeake Lady Panthers led the entire game as they rolled past the Ohio Valley Christian Lady Defenders 55-31 Monday.

Kimmie Bennett scored 15 points to lead three players in double figures for the Lady Panthers.

Rachel Harris scored 10 points including a pair of 3-pointers and Courtney Heffner also had 10 points for the Lady Panthers (5-3).

Lindsey Miller scored 13 points and Richelle Blankenship 11 points to pace OVC (1-8).

Chesapeake took a 14-9 lead at the end of the first quarter and stretched the cushion to 30-16 at the half.

The defense held the Defenders to four points in the third quarter and it was 42-20.

Chesapeake held its biggest lead at 55-27 with 1:32 to play.

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CHESAPEAKE (5-3): Rachel Harris 2 2 0-2 10, Paige Nelson 1 0 0-2 2, Courtney Heffner 5 0 0-0 10, Allison Chapman 1 0 1-2 3, Kimmie Bennett 7 0 1-2 15, Kami Dement

0 1 0-0 3, Kristen Delpapa 1 0 0-0 2, Cassie Rucker 1 0 0-0 2, Ashley Jenkins 2 0 3-9 7. Totals: 22 2 5-17 55.

Fouls: 11.

OHIO VALLEY CHRISTIAN (1-8): Richelle Blankenship 4 0 3-4 11, Christy Sanders 2 0 0-0 4, Jasmine Owens 1 0 1-2 3, Hali Burleson 0 0 0-0 0, Lindsey Miller 5 0 3-4 13, Lindsey Carr 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 12 0 7-10 31. Fouls: 10. Fouled out: None.