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Lady Indians stun Lady Trojans in KMAC Clash

Centerburg and Mount Gilead faced off in Girl’s basketball KMAC action Tuesday Night and the Indians came to the Heart of Ohio and stunned the Lady Trojans 34-27. Mount Gilead (9-7, 5-4) never trailed in picking up a signature conference victory.

Aubrey Thomas got the scoring started for the Indians and the game at the 4:40 mark with a bucket. Greer Simpson added a bucket and Thomas hit a pair of free throws to go up 6-0. Tiara Sheppard got a free throw for Centerburg at the 57 second mark to get the Lady Trojans (9-3, 5-2) on the board. Mount Gilead added a score from Danielle Pohlkotte to take an 8-1 lead to the second quarter.

In the second period the Indians extended their lead with another bucket by Thomas. Kenlee Fairall hit Centerburg’s field goal with a three at the 624 mark to get the Lady Trojans within 6. Sheppard and Kayla Larimore went back to back on buckets to cut the lead to 10-8. However the Lady Indians answered right back with a 2 by Simpson, a free throw by Kendall Neal to go up 13-8. Larimore scored on back to back buckets to get the Trojans within a point by Irwin and Thomas went back to back for the Indians to go up17-12. Centerburg was fouled on a three at the buzzer but for the second time this season missed all three shots at the end of a quarter.

In the third Fairall got a steal and lay in to make it 17-14 Indians and after a pair of missed free throws by Larimore Evie Stowe got a steal and score for the Lady Trojans to get within a point. Thomas hit a free throw and Pohlkotte nailed a three followed by a Simpson 2 for the Lady Indians to got up 23-16 at the 333 mark. Kennedy Glenn hit a three but Faith White and Simpson each got a score to help the Lady Indians go to the fourth 27-19.

In the fourth Thomas scored again before Larimore answered to keep it a nine point game with 533 left. After Kennedy nailed another 3 Centerburg trailed by 6 with 512 left but Pohlkotte hit a three of her own to answer to go back up 9 with 419 left. The Lady Trojans got a free throw and a Larimore 2 to go up 6 but a free throw by Thomas increased the lead to 34-27 and was the final.

Thomas had 10 points for Mount Gilead while Centerburg was led by 10 points from Larimore.

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