Barnesville 57, Shenandoah 45
SARAHSVILLE — Barnesville High’s offense was very consistent for the first three quarters and finished strong in the fourth to upend the hosting Shenandoah Lady Zeps on Monday by a 57-45 count.
“Our girls played hard all night,” Barnesville coach Jamie Carpenter noted. “The defense played aggressive, Kallee Dowler was shooting well for us and we played a good game overall.”
Dowler connected on three treys and Dulcie Christman blocked five shots to disrupt the Shenandoah offense.
first and third quarters but they outscored us by seven in the second and that hurt us.”
Shenandoah (1-13, 1-7 PVC) kept it close early as the Lady ‘Rocks only held a 13-11 advantage after the opening frame.
Barnesville extended that lead with a 13-6 second quarter, making it a 26-17 halftime lead for the Lady Shamrocks.
The Lady Zeps krept back into the game in the third as they outscored BHS by a 16-13 count, making the score 39-33 heading into the final frame.
After delivering three periods of 13 points, the Lady ‘Rocks put up their biggest quarter in the fourth with 18 points and held SHS to just 12 points to earn the 12-point victory.
“We lost Dowler a few times in some key moments and that was the biggest part of the game,” Shenandoah coach Sean Beskid stated. “We played well and with some intensity in the
Dowler led all scorers with 25 points along with three steals to pace Barnesville.
Shayla Markovich also turned in a strong performance for BHS with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Allison Dixon led the Lady Zeps with 10 points, while Jacie Clifton generated nine points and five steals.
The Lady Shamrocks made it hard on Shenandoah shooters by tallying eight blocks, while Shenandoah only managed one block on the night.