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Fairland girls start fast to get easy win

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PEDRO — After a bad first half on Wednesday, the Fairland Lady Dragons didn’t wait this time.
The Lady Dragons built a 19-point first half lead as they beat the Rock Hill Redwomen 56-23 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Thursday.
Tomi Hinkle scored 8 points including a pair of 3-pointers and Miaa Howard had all 5 of her points as Fairland took an 18-6 first quarter lead.
Jenna Stone scored 6 points and Hinkle hit another 3-pointer and scored 5 points and it was 31-12 at the half.
Emma Marshall had a 3-pointer as she scored 5 points and Hinkle added 4 more as the lead went to 46-14 to end the third quarter.
Stone scored 8 points in the fourth quarter to set the final score.
Hinkle scored a game-high 18 points and Stone had 14 points to lead Fairland (12-9, 10-3).
Savannah Cade hit a pair of 3-pointers for 6 points and Lucy Simpson had 6 points for Rock Hill (5-14, 2-11).
Rock Hill host Grace Christian on Saturday while Fairland entertains Ironton next Thursday.
Fairland 18 13 15 10 = 56
Rock Hill 6 6 2 9 = 23
FAIRLAND (12-9, 10-3): Emma Marshall 2 1 0-3 7, Bailey Roland 0 0 0-2 0, Kate Brumfield 0 0 2-4 2, Brooklyn McLain 0 0 0-0 0, Alyssa Burcham 0 0 0-0 0, Jessica King 4 0 0-0 8, Tomi Hinkle 5 2 2-2 18, Jenna Stone 6 0 2-2 14, Miaa Howard 2 0 1-2 5, Kirsten Orsbon 0 0 2-2 2. Totals: 20 3 90-17 56. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.
ROCK HILL (5-14, 2-11): Aleigha Matney 1 0 0-1 2, Savannah McGraw 0 0 0-0 0, MaKayla Scott 2 0 0-0 4, Keilie Adams 1 0 0-0 2, Lucy Simpson 1 0 4-8 6, Tru Pancake 0 0 0-0 0, MaKenzie Hanshaw 1 0 1-2 3, Savannah Cade 0 2 0-0 6. Totals: 6 2 5-11 23. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.