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Big second half lifts Bulldogs past Herrin

  • Eldorado's Paige Munds drives the lane and beats the West Frankfort defense for two points Thursday night in non-conference action at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium.

    Eldorado's Paige Munds drives the lane and beats the West Frankfort defense for two points Thursday night in non-conference action at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium.
    DOUG SEAGRAVES | For The Reigster

 
Staff Report
updated: 1/7/2019 11:17 AM

Harrisburg used a big second half, outscoring Herrin 28-3 to win 47-16 Thursday night in Southern Illinois River-To-River Ohio action.

The Bulldogs put two players in double figures as Brooke Meylor had a game-high 17 points, while Karsyn Davis tacked on 12 points.

Meylor was 6-of-13 from the field and 3-of-5 from 3-point range, while knocking down 2-of-2 free throws, while Davis was 4-of-12 from the field and had a team-high six rebounds.

Madeline Rider and Summer Sanders each scored seven points for Harrisburg, while Alli Ferrell knocked down a 3-pointer and Essence Sanders tacked on two points.

Harrisburg was scheduled to play at Meridian High School Monday and will play host to Wayne City on Wednesday night.

Also on Wednesday night, Davis will be awarded her 1,00th career point game ball, an accomplishment she achieved while playing during the holiday break in the Benton Christmas Tournament.

Eldorado 63, West Frankfort 42

Eldorado kicked off the new year with a 63-42 win over West Frankfort Thursday night.

The Eagles put three players in double figures as Lexie Mitchell had game-high 17 points for EHS, while Paige Munds (13) and Jade Hise (12) rounded out the double digit scoring.

Lilly Mosby added eight points, while Emma Wargel scored seven points. Lacey Hobbs and Lily Gangard each finished with four points.

Eldorado was scheduled to play at Edwards County Monday and will be at Massac County Tuesday.

Gallatin County 44, Dongola 17

Audrey Jackson put up a game-high 26 points as Gallatin County cruised to a 44-17

win over Dongola Thursday night.

Gracie Sauls scored six points for the Hawks, while Hallie Zirkelbach and Makenzie Russell each finished with four points. Megan Morgan and Addyson Monroe each tossed in two points.

Pope County 48, Gallatin County 40

On Saturday, Gallatin County got a 24-point effort from Jackson and Newton tacked on 10 points, but it wasn't enough in a 48-40 loss to Pope County on the road.

Sauls and Russell both had two points, while Emma Brockett and Zirkelbach both had a free throw.

Amy Weaver had a team-high 18 points for Pope County, while Keerstin Fritch also finished in double figures, netting 12 points.

Galatia 33, Pope County 31

The Galatia-Thompsonville girls' basketball team picked up win No. 4 overall and are 4-1 in Greater Egyptian Conference play after a 33-31 win over Pope County late last week.

Bailey Crist led the way with 19 points for the Bearcats and had nine rebounds to go with two steals. Kate Bond registered a double-double with 10 points, 13 rebounds and had one steal in the win.

Jaedyn Beers and Chloe Mays both had two points for G-T, while Beers finished with six rebounds. Mays had four rebounds and two steals, while Ashley Jackson pulled down five rebounds.