Cardington, Northmor, MG win Wednesday KMAC girls’ games


Staff Report

Cardington outlasted Fredericktown in overtime in a Wednesday KMAC girls’ basketball contest.

In picking up a 51-46 win, the Pirates jumped out to a 13-7 lead after eight minutes of action, but the Freddies came back to lead 27-25 at the half. They maintained a 32-29 lead going into the fourth quarter, but Cardington rallied to send it to extra minutes tied at 43. They would then take an 8-3 advantage in overtime to improve to 2-2, 1-0 in league play.

Northmor Golden Knights

Northmor improved to 1-1 in girls’ basketball and started out the KMAC season with a win on Wednesday.

Visiting Centerburg, the Golden Knights picked up a 52-39 decision. Emily Zeger led the team with 13 points, while Riley Johnson scored 10. Both Lauren Johnson and Emilee Jordan tallied nine.

Mount Gilead Indians

Mount Gilead moved to 2-0 in the girls’ basketball season and 1-0 in league play on Wednesday.

Visiting Danville, the Indians were able to pick up a 51-48 decision.

Highland Scots

On Thursday, the Ontario girls’ basketball team was able to overcome host Highland by a 46-39 margin.

The Scots turned a 7-5 deficit after the first quarter into a 17-17 tie at the intermission. However, they were outscored 16-13 in the third quarter and 13-9 in the fourth, as the Warriors picked up the win.

Makayla Woods led the team with nine points, while both Abby Jordan and Shelby Conley finished with eight.

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