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Prep Girls Hoops: Bulldogs, Bearcats grab wins

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Posted on 1/26/2017, 5:07 PM

The Harrisburg High School girls" basketball team picked up its 20th win of the season, knocking off Massac County 49-27 Tuesday night on the road.

The Bulldogs are now 20-5 on the season and 3-3 in the SIRR Ohio Conference race. If the Bulldogs win out, they can still have a share of the conference.

Harrisburg still has one more game with both Herrin and Murphysboro, both of which has two losses in league play.

Karsyn Davis cranked out 19 points for Harrisburg in the win at Massac County, while Lotte Miller also finished in double figures with 11 points.

Jessica Hopson netted nine, while Matty Hawkins added eight and Lydia Miller tossed in two points for the Bulldogs.

Harrisburg shot 22-for-46 from the field and went 4-of-15 from behind the line and finished 1-of-4 at the free throw line.

The Patriots went 9-for-38 shooting from the field and were 3-of-10 from 3-point range and 6-of-10 at the line

Harrisburg out rebounded Massac County 32-17 and forced the Patriots into 14 turnovers, while committing just 12.

The Harrisburg junior varsity team beat Massac County 42-35.

Shianne Barker led the Bulldogs in scoring with 13 points, while Brooke Meylor added eight points. Ali Ferrell and Essence Sanders each scored seven points, while Ivy Brown finished with five points. Mackenzie Marshall tossed in two points.

Galatia 56, Hardin County 18

Mallory Mays and Kennedy Harris each scored 14 points a piece for Galatia in a 56-18 home win against Hardin County Tuesday night.

Kassidy Rizor added 10 points for the Bearcats, while Baley Crisp added eight points. Madison Murphy finished with four points, while Kelsi Watson, Emma Dixon and Chloe Mays all had two points.

Galatia returns to action Thursday at Dongola and will be a part of the Greater Egyptian Conference Tournament next week.