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February 21, 2012

Lewis dynamite for Rowan girls

OWINGSVILLE — Rowan County’s girls, fueled by Taylor Lewis, notched its 36th consecutive 16th Region tournament berth with a 58-41 win over Bath County on Monday.

Lewis scored 22 of her 30 points in the first half. She finished with 10 rebounds, six assists and three steals.

Kathryn Duff added 14 points and 10 boards for a double-double.

The Lady Vikings (24-5) will take on Fleming County for the 61st District championship on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Bath County High School.

Bath County was led by Taylor Rogers and Lexy Grimes, who had 13 points apiece.

Rowan County (58) — Lewis 30, Duff 14, Townsend 6, F. Conn 2, T. Conn 2, Justice 4, B. Duff, Stewart, Helvey. 3-pointers: 1 (K. Duff). FT: 13-16. PF: 15.

Bath County (41) — Rogers 13, Grimes 13, Martin 3, Price 6, Everman 1, Sparks 2, Toy 3. 3-pointers: 5 (Grimes 2, Rogers, Toy, Martin). FT: 8-12. PF: 15.

ROWAN CO.    12    15    14    17    —    58

BATH CO.    12    10    10    9    —    41

East Carter 67

Elliott Co. 42

SANDY HOOK East Carter hit nine 3-pointers en route to a 25-point shellacking of Elliott County on Monday night at Elliott County High School.

The Lady Raiders advanced to the 62nd District Tournament championship game, which is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m.

Kelsey Stumbo scored 12 points and Bryana Greenhill 10 for the Lady Raiders, who improved to 17-14.

Elliott County (1-22) got a team-high 12 points from Ashley Holbrook.

Morgan County defeated West Carter 73-54 behind Cheyenna Ferguson’s 27 points.

East Carter (67) — Steele 3, Gee 5, Stickler 8, Mayo 8, Pennington 3, Stumbo 12, Greenhill 10, Damron 8, Limings 5, Bayes 5. 3-pointers: 9 (Greenhill 3, Mayo 2, Damron 2, Pennington, Stumbo). FT: 18-30. PF: 18.

Elliott County (42) — S. Smith 4, Blair 2, Worthington 7, Skaggs 10, Holbrook 12, Porter 5, B. Smith 2. 3-pointers: 2 (S. Smith, Worthington). FT: 12-20. PF: 22.

E. CARTER    17    26    9    15    —    67

ELLIOTT CO.    8    15    6    13    —    42

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