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Stone, Lady Dragons give Buchanan win No. 199

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

MT. VERNON — Fairland coach Jon Buchanan won’t have much time to enjoy win No. 199, especially if he hopes to get No. 200.
The Lady Dragons rolled past the Heath Lady Bulldogs 58-35 at Mt. Vernon Nazarene College on Friday and will now play Circleville at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday at the University of Rio Grande in the Woods’ Lumber Shootout.
Helping to make it an easy win for Buchanan was Jenna Stone who hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 points for the Lady Dragons (6-3).
Emma Marshall scored 13 and Bailey Roland added 10.
Adrienne Collier scored 13 points to pace Heath (3-5).
Fairland jumped in front from the start as Marshall scored 4 points and Roland hit a 3-pointer and it was 12-3 after the first quarter.
Stone got the hot hand in the second quarter as she drained three 3-pointers while Marshall hit a 3-pointer and scored 5 more points and it was 28-16 at the half.
Taliyah Holmes scored 6 points and Collier 5 in the quarter for Heath.
Fairland added to its lead in the third quarter as Roland hit a 3-pointer and score 7 points while Jessica King and Tomi Hinkle had 4 each to put the lead at 45-31.
Miaa Howard scored all 6 of her points in the fourth quarter for the Lady Dragons who held Heath to just 4 points.
Fairland plays Circleville on Saturday at Rio Grande.
Fairland 12 16 17 13 = 58
Heath 3 13 15 4 = 35
FAIRLAND (6-3): Emma Marshall 3 1 4-5 13, Bailey Roland 2 2 0-0 10, Brooklyn Mclain 0 0 0-2 0, Jessica King 3 0 0-0 6, Tomi Hinkle 3 0 0-0 6, Jenna Stone 1 4 2-2 16, Libby Judge 0 0 0-0 0, Alyssa Burcham 0 0 0-0 0, Miaa Howard 3 0 0-3 6, Kirsten Orsbon 0 0 1-2 1. Totals: 15 7 7-14 58. Fouls: 11. Fouled out: Roland.
HEATH (3-5): Allie Dunlap 0 0 0-0 0, Taliyah Holmes 3 1 0-0 9, Corinne Ault 0 0 0-0 0, Cassidy Dupps 2 0 1-2 5, Shelby Flynn 2 0 0-0 4, Cierra Murphy 0 0 0-0 0, Adrienne Collier 2 3 0-0 13, Hannah Cooksey 0 0 1-2 1, Carli Ault 1 0 1-2 3. Totals: 10 4 3-6 35. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.