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SP girls rally past Raiders

CHESHIRE — It was a tale of two halves.

After battling back to tie the game at halftime, the South Point Lady Pointers had a strong second half to beat the River Valley Lady Raiders 54-41 Thursday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

River Valley (5-6, 1-3) led 12-9 at the end of the first quarter before South Point tied the game 24-24 at the break.

The Lady Pointers (9-1, 4-0) then outscored the Raiders 18-13 in the third quarter to go up 42-37. South Point’s defense held River Valley to just 4 points in the fourth quarter to clinch the win.

Jalynn Bradburn had a game-high 28 points to lead South Point. Kayla Fletcher added 10.

Brooke Marcum scored 16 points and Alli Neville 9 to pace River Valley.

South Point 9 15 18 12 = 54

River Valley 12 12 13 4 = 41

SOUTH POINT (9-1, 4-0): Allison Mitchell 2 0 0-1 4, Erin Dillow 0 0 0-0 0, Angelica Stewart 0 0 0-0 0, Kayla Fletcher 3 1 1-4 10, Ashley Goodall 1 1 0-0 5, Jalynn Bradburn 10 1 5-9 28, Tinesha Taylor 3 0 1-1 7. Totals: 19 3 7-15 54.

RIVER VALLEY (5-6, 1-3): Jessica Hager 0 0 1-3 1, Kelsey Sands 2 1 0-0 7, Alli Neville 3 0 3-7 9, Beth Misner 0 0 0-0 0, Cady Gilmore 0 1 2-4 5, Jenna Ward 1 0 0-0 2, Tracy Roberts 0 0 1-5 1, Brooke Marcum 5 0 6-9 16. Totals: 11 2 13-28 41.