MT girls j-v beats McClain


By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



The Miami Trace Lady Panthers junior-varsity basketball team played the penultimate game in the Panther Pit Monday, Jan. 28 when they welcomed McClain for a Frontier Athletic Conference contest.

Miami Trace won the game, 26-14, improving to 15-3 overall, 7-1 in the FAC.

Miami Trace led 5-2 at the end of the first quarter and 10-6 at halftime.

The Lady Tigers scored eight points in the third quarter to six for Miami Trace to give the Lady Panthers a 16-14 lead.

Miami Trace outscored McClain 10-0 in the fourth quarter.

Sidney Payton was the game’s leading scorer for Miami Trace with nine points.

Libby Aleshire scored eight, Mallory Pavey had five, Emma Pistick scored three and Sam Sever added two.

Iva Easter and Josie Crabtree led McClain, each with four points.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

MT 5 5 6 10 — 26

Mc 2 4 8 0 — 16

MIAMI TRACE — Reagan Barton 0-0-0; Emma Pitstick 1-1-3; Makayla Barnes 0-0-0; Sidney Payton 2-5-9; Magarah Bloom 0-0-0; Libby Aleshire 3-2-8; Mallory Pavey 1-2-4; Addy Little 0-0-0; Lilly Workman 0-0-0; Aubrey Wood 0-0-0; Sam Sever 1-0-2; Julianne Stevenson 0-0-0. TOTALS — 8-10-26. Free throw shooting: 10 of 17 for 59 percent. Three-point field goals: none. Field goal shooting: 8 of 31 for 26 percent. Rebounds: 29 (12 offensive). Turnovers: 16. Assists: 2. Steals: 5.

McCLAIN — Evelyn Vanzant 0-1-1; Iva Easter 1-2-4; Josie Crabtree 2-0-4; Macey McCune 0-0-0; Madi Sykes 1-1-3; Maddy Beatty 0-0-0; Reagan White 0-2-2. TOTALS — 4-6-14. Free throw shooting: 6 of 8 for 75 percent. Three-point field goals: none. Field goal shooting: 4 of 36 for 11 percent. Three-point field goal shooting: 0 of 11.

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com