Massac County defeats Lady Redbirds


A slight second half advantage propelled the Massac County Lady Patriots to a 45-35 win over the visiting West Frankfort Lady Redbirds Tuesday night.

A 2-point halftime advantage was lengthened by 4 points in each the third and fourth quarters to give the Lady Patriots home team the Ohio Division win.

Scoring for the Redbirds Kiarha Wilce had 21 points for the bulk of the Redbird total, Calvert,Williams and Summers had 4 each in the loss.

Massac County was led by Bailey’s 14 points.

Much of the game was decided from behind the arc, with the Redbirds hitting 4 of the 3 point shots, and Massac County answering with 9.

At intermission, Matt Hampleman’s team trailed 21-19.  Massac outscored the ‘Birds 9-5 in the third quarter and 15-11 in the fourth to pull out a narrow conference win.

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