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Lady Pointers stay unbeaten in OVC

Rock Hill Redwomen’s Kelsey Olderham (00) looks for a teammate while South Point Lady Pointers’ Emilee Whitt (3) applies defensive pressure during Monday’s game. South Point stayed unbeaten in the OVC with a 58-30 win. (Photo Courtesy of Robert S. Stevens of The Gold Studio in Ironton)

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PEDRO — The South Point Lady Pointers went into Monday’s game leading the Ohio Valley Conference, and they made it known quickly they planned to leave with the lead.
The Lady Pointers jumped out to a big first half lead and remained unbeaten in the OVC with a 58-30 win over the Rock Hill Redwomen.
Emilee Whitt had 23 points and six steals to lead the Lady Pointers who are 8-1 overall and 6-0 in the league.
Emile Carey and Diamond Crawley scored 10 points each with Ashley Perkey grabbing 10 rebounds and Jaiden Howard seven rebounds in the winning effort.
Maddy Khounlavong had six assists and two steals for South Point.
Rileigh Morris had 10 points and four rebounds for the Redwomen. Kylee Howard led Rock Hill with eight rebounds.
South Point took a 16-5 first quarter lead and stretched the cushion to 30-14 at the half.
The Lady Pointers put the game away as they outscored Rock Hill 19-9 in the third quarter to extend the lead to 49-23.
On Thursday, South Point hosts Coal Grove and Rock Hill entertains Fairland.
South Point 16 14 19 9 = 58
Rock Hill 5 9 9 7 = 30
SOUTH POINT (8-1, 5-0): Emilee Whitt 10-22 0-0 23, Emilee Carey 5-15 0-0 10, Diamond Crawley 4-10 0-0 10, Ashley Perkey 1-1 4-5 6, Maddie Khounlavong 2-7 0-0 4, Sarah Roach 1-5 1-1 3, Jaden Howard 0-2 2-6 2, Kara Taylor 0-3 0-0 0, Kate Mundy 0-0 0-0 0, Chloe Walter 0-1 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 23-66 7-12 58. 3-pt goals: 5-28 (Whitt 3-11, Carey 0-4, Crawley 2-5, Khounlavong 0-2, Roach 0-3, Taylor 0-2, Walter 0-1). Rebounds: 10-O, 19-D – 29 (Perkey 10, Howard 8). Assists: 11 (Khounlavong 6). Steals: 19 (Whitt 6, Carey 5). Blocks: 3 (Whitt 2). Turnovers: 11. Fouls: 7. Fouled ou t: None.
ROCK HILL (2-7, 0-6): Kelsey Olderham 0 0 0- 00, Savannah McGraw 0 0 0-0 0, Makayla Scott 0 0 2-2 2, Keelie Adams 0 0 0-0 0, Aleigha Matney 0 0 0-2 0, Kylee Howard 2 0 0-0 4, Paige Bailey 0 0 0-0 0, Autumn Porter 3 0 0-0 6, Rileigh Morris 3 1 1-2 10, Makenzie Hanshaw 1 0 1-2 3, Savannah Cade 1 1 0-1 5. Totals: 10 2 4-9 30. Fouls: 8. Fouled out: None.