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Morris, Cade help lead Redwomen to win over Lady Bobcats, 60-42

Green Lady Bobcats’ Kasey Kimbler (4) goes up inside against the defensive pressure of Rock Hill Redwomen’s MaKayla Scott (2) during Saturday’s game. (Photo By Tim Gearhart)

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

FRANKLIN FURNACE — The Rock Hill Redwomen seemed to have found some offense.
After leading Fairland at halftime on Thursday in a loss to the Lady Dragons, the Redwomen came back to beat the Green Lady Bobcats 60-42 on Saturday.
Rileigh Morris and Savannah Cade combined for 33 points to lead the Redwomen (3-9). Morris had 17 points and Cade hit four 3-pointers as she scored 16 points.
MaKenzie Hanshaw was in double figures with 12 points and Lucy Simpson added 8 points to the winning effort.
Anna Knapp paced the Lady Bobcats as she tied for game high-point honors with 17. Kasey Kimbler scored 14 as only four Green players reached the scoring column.
Cade hit a pair of trifectas and scored 8 points while Morris and Hanshaw combined for 9 more to give Rock Hill a 17-5 first quarter lead.
Green (7-4) got its offense going in the second quarter with Knapp making three baskets, Kimber hit a 3-pointer and was 6-of-6 at the line for 9 points and Kim Brown had 4 points as the Lady Bobcats cut the deficit to 31-24 at the half.
Morris hit a trey and scored 5 points while Hanshaw had 4 more points as Rock Hill held onto the lead.
Rock Hill’s defense held Green to 4 points in the third quarter — all by Kame Sweeney — and Cade had two more 3-pointers and MaKayla Scott also hit a triple as the grew to 44-28.
Both teams continued the scoring in the fourth quarter as Rock Hill outscored Green 16-14.
Simpson scored 7 of her points, Hanshaw had 4 points and Morris was 4-of6 at the line.
Knapp got the hot hand with a pair of 3-pointers as she scored 9 points while Kimbler hit a 3-pointer and scored 5 more points.
On Monday, Rock Hill host Gallipolis and Green entertains Portsmouth Clay.
Rock Hill 17 14 13 16 = 60
Green 5 19 4 14 = 42
ROCK HILL (3-9): Savannah McGraw 0 0 0-0 0, MaKayla Scott 1 1 0-0 5, Lucy Simpson 2 0 4-9 8, Rileigh Morris 4 1 6-9 17, MaKenzie Hanshaw 6 0 0-0 12, Cigi Pancake 1 0 0-0 2, Savannah Cade 2 4 0-0 16, Aleigha Matney 0 0 0-4 0. Totals: 16 6 10-22 60. Fouls: 19. Fouled out: Cade.
GREEN (7-4): Anna Knapp 5 2 1-2 17, Kasey Kimbler 1 2 6-9 14, Kaylee Christian 0 0 0-0 0, Brelan Baldridge 0 0 0-0 0, Kimberly Brown 1 0 2-3 4, Kame Sweeney 1 0 5-8 7, Charli Blevins 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 8 4 14-22 42. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.