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January 24, 2013

Lady Comets score 19, fall to Frankfort

FRANKFORT — West Carter’s trip to the girls Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic did not go as the Lady Comets wanted.

West Carter (7-11) fell behind early and could not recover in an opening-round 45-19 loss to Frankfort at Frankfort Convention Center.

Frankfort (13-4) took full advantage of West Carter’s 32 turnovers, turning them into 31 points. The Lady Comets managed just two points off seven Frankfort turnovers.

Shauntae Brown recorded nine points, eight steals and seven assists to pace Frankfort. Shanae Brown collected eight points and 11 rebounds.

Frankfort’s leading scorer came off the bench. Brianna Burbridge drained three 3-pointers en route to a game-high 11 points.

West Carter had just three more shot attempts than it did turnovers. The Lady Comets made just 6 of 35 tries (17.1 percent) from the floor.

Alexis Berry tallied a team-high six points for West Carter. Megan Centers grabbed 10 rebounds.

West Carter beat Fairview, Raceland, Bath County and Elliott County in the 16th Region All "A" Classic to advance to Frankfort.

Frankfort came out of the 11th Region.

FRANKFORT    14    13    8    10    —    45

W.CARTER    8    2    7    2    —    19

  Frankfort (45) — Washington 8, Shanae Brown 8, Shauntae Brown 9, Russell 2, Jouett, Burbridge 11, Morgan 1, Cunningham 6, Yocum, Black, Amburgey, Hubbard. 3-Pt. FG: 4-20 (Burbridge, Washington). FT: 11-26. PF: 14. Turnovers: 7.

  West Carter (19) — Ziegler 2, Callihan 4, Berry 6, Centers 3, Adkins, Bery 2, B. Easterling 2, Thornsberry, Buckler, Evans, S. Easterling, Henderson, Bond. 3-Pt. FG: 0-5. FT: 7-11. PF: 15. Turnovers: 32.

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