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Harrisburg girls close out home schedule wtih win over West Frankfort

  • Madeline Rider drives the lane in the first half of play.

    Madeline Rider drives the lane in the first half of play.
    JEFF JONES | For The Register

Staff Report
updated: 2/6/2019 6:26 PM

Harrisburg banged home 13 3-pointers and beat West Frankfort 71-29 Tuesday night on senior night at Davenport Gymnasium.

Madeline Rider, who went 3-for-4 from long range, had a team-high 13 points, while Essence Sanders, who went 2-for-4 from 3-point range, and Brooke Meylor also had 13 points.

Karsyn Davis finished in double figures with 11 points on 3-of-6 from beyond the arc.

Summer Sanders and Alli Ferrell each scored six points for Harrisburg in the win, while Jazmin Robinson, Lauryn Gribble and Stream Black all had two points.

Murphysboro 50, Harrisburg 47 OT

Murphysboro used a 15-11 first quarter start and kept their foot on the gas in knocking off Harrisburg 50-47 in overtime Monday night.

Karsyn Davis (12) and Brooke Meylor (11) were the only Harrisburg players to score in double figures in the Bulldogs' second SIRR Ohio Conference loss. The other was late last week against Benton.

Alli Ferrell and Essence Sanders each scored seven points for Harrisburg, while Madeline Rider chipped in with six points. Ivy Brown finished with four points.

The Harrisburg junior varsity team picked up a 44-31 win at Murphysboro.

Lauryn Gribble led all scorers with 12 points, while Gabby Adams and Mya King each netted nine points. Stream Black finished with five points, while Kailyn Moss and Lexi Williams each had four points. Molly Shires tossed in a free throw.

Gallatin County 53, Hardin County 21

At the Greater Egyptian Conference Tournament Monday night, Gallatin County picked up a 53-21 win over Hardin County.

Audrey Jackson had a game-high 24 points, while Makenzie Russell also finished in double figures with 15 points for the Hawks.

Gracie Sauls and Molly Newton both finished with four points, while Emma Brockett and Addyson Monroe both tossed in two points. Morgan Oldham and Reese Brockett each tacked on a free throw in the win.