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Lady Senators top Redwomen

Rock Hill Redwomen’s Savannah Cade (41) takes a jump shot against Portsmouth West. (Photo By Tim Gearhart)

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PEDRO — The Rock Hill Redwomen might ask for a mulligan in the second quarter.
The Redwomen trailed by just 2 points after the first quarter but managed only 9 points in the second quarter as they lost 59-37 to the Portsmouth West Lady Senators on Saturday.
West (5-6) was up 12-10 after the first quarter as Morgan Rigsby scored 6 points. Savannah Cade had 4 points to keep Rock Hill close.
But the Lady Senators outscored Rock Hill 22-9 in the second quarter as Rigsby had 9 points, C.J. Howard scored 5 points including a 3-pointer and both Eden Cline and Abbi Pack had 3-pointers for West.
Cade scored 7 of Rock Hill’s 9 points.
Rigsby and Maelynn Howell comb ined for 11 points in the third quarter to offset 6 points by MaKayla Scott as West went up 47-29.
Howell scored 6 points in the fourth quarter for West while Keilie Adams hit a 3-pointer and Scott added 3 points for Rock Hill.
Cade and Scott scored 11 points each for Rock Hill (2-8).
Rigsby had a 23 points and Howell 11 to pace West.
Rock Hill plays at Green on Saturday, Jan. 4.
Ports. West 12 22 13 12 = 59
Rock Hill 10 9 10 8 = 37
PORTSMOUTH WEST (5-6): Maelynn Howell 5 0 1-2 11, Ashley Adkins 0 0 0-0 0, Eden Cline 1 1 0-2 5, Abbi Pack 0 1 2-2 5, Emily Sissel 0 0 0-2 0, C.J. Howard 2 1 2-4 9, McKenzie Boggs 0 0 0-0 0, Morgan Rigsby 10 0 3-5 23, Keima Bennett 2 0 0-0 4, Reagan Weghorst 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 20 3 4-8 59. Fouled: 14. Fouled out: None.
ROCK HILL (2-8): Svannah McGraw 0 0 0-0 0, MaKayla Scott 5 0 1-3 11, Keilie Adams 1 1 2-4 5, Rileigh Morris 3 0 0-0 6, MaKenzie Hanshaw 1 0 0-0 2, Cigi Pancake 0 0 0-0 0, Savannah Cade 4 1 0-0 11, Aleigha Matney 1 0 0-0 2. Totals: 10 2 2-6 37. Fouls: 16. Fouled out: McGraw.