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Russell tops Lady Panthers

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

FLATWOODS, Ky. — The Russell Lady Red Devils used a strong second half to rally past the Chesapeake Lady Panthers 71-55 Monday.

Chesapeake trailed 9-8 after the first quarter but took a 29-28 lead at the half.

Russell came back in the third quarter to go ahead 49-45 and then outscored the Lady Panthers 22-10 in the fourth quarter.

Sydnee Hall had a game-high 21 points for Chesapeake (5-4). Jordan Porter had 16 points.

Madison Darnell had 16 points and Hannah Carter 15 to lead Russell (10-3). Lexi Berry added 12 points and Maggie Jachimczuk had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Chesapeake 8 21 16 10 = 55

Russell 9 19 21 22 = 71

CHESAPEAKE (5-4): Jordan Porter 16, Kaylee Curry 4, Sydnee Hall 21, Atiya Spaulding 5, Kelsey Curry 6, Bailey Mills 3, Taylor Martin 0, Peyton Walsh 0. 3-point goals: Mills, Kelsey Curry. FT: 22-29. Fouls: 24.

RUSSELL (10-3): Leslie Harrison 2, Maggie Jachimczuk 10, Hannah Carter 15, Lexi Berry 12, Shelby Huddleston 9, Madison Darnell 16, MacKenzie Darnell 3, Alexis Maynard 4, Ali May 0, Hayley Sparks 0. 3-point goals: 4 (Berry 2, Mad. Darnell, Maynard). FT: 23-30. Fouls: 19.