Lawrenceburg takes down South Dearborn
The South Dearborn Lady Knights hosted the Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers Saturday afternoon in an EIAC matchup. Lady Tigers senior Lizzie Redar led all scorers with 22-points as her team shutdown the SD Lady Knights in a blowout 67-34 win. Lawrenceburg improves to 11-10 on the year and 3-3 in EIAC games. The Lady Knights are now 0-6 in conference games and 5-17 on the season. SD has one more game on the season, they host Franklin County (14-5) on Tuesday evening. Lawrenceburg has two games remaining, both home contests Brownstown Central (14-7) on Tuesday and they finish the season against the Greensburg Lady Pirates on Thursday.
For the first quarter SD held with the Lady Tigers, Natalie Cantrell put the Lady Knights up 4-2, three minutes in. Lizzie Redar collected an and one, Nicole Houze hit from deep, and it was 8-6 Lawrenceburg. Bernadette Wissman put SD back on top 9-8, an Aubree Labazzo three pointer and a pair of free throws from Natalie Knigga gave the Lady Tigers a 13-9 lead with two minutes to go in the period. The Lady Knights got a three from Gracie Messmore and Wissman scored, Redar had a field goal and Knigga finished the period with a basket for LHS to give them a 17-14 lead after the first period. That was close as SD would get in the game The lady Tigers began the second quarter on a 9-0 run with Redar scoring four of those points. The Lady Knights finally scored with a minute left in the half, Brooklyn Craig scored for LHS and Zoey Heizer finished the quarter with a three making the score 28-19 LHS at the half.
A Houze longball started the second half and two minutes later the Lady Tigers held a 15-point lead. Wissman hit the last SD basket in the period and Lawrenceburg finished the frame on an 11-0 run. Redar scored five, Houze hit another three, and Kamryn Ferreira sank a three, putting Lawrenceburg up 48-23 through three quarters. Redar got the first four-points of the fourth period, Wissman scored for SD, and Craig and Labazzo scored to go up 57-25. The Lady Knights got a pair of deep balls from Messmore and Kiersten Dixon, but Ferreira put in six-points giving the Lady Tigers a 67-34 win.
Redar led all scorers with 22, Houze got 12, Ferreira and Knigga added 10 each, Labazzo 8, and Craig 5 for LHS. South Dearborn was led by Wissman with 9, Messmore added 6, Cantrell 5, and the Lady Knights leading scorer Natalie Rupp was held to just two-points in the game.