PORTSMOUTH Visiting South Point jumped on Portsmouth early on Thusday night, amassing an 11-2 lead through one frame en route to a 42-23 victory on Thursday night.

Emilee Whitt scored 16 points, canning four 3-pointers, and corralled nine rebounds to pace the Lady Pointers (6-6, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference).

Jaiden Rickett notched 10 points for the Lady Trojans (4-8, 1-8 OVC), who didn’t break double figures in any one quarter and were outscored 17-9 in the third frame to break it open.

S. POINT    11    8    17    6    —    42

PORTSMOUTH    2    9    9    3    —    23

South Point (42) — Whitt 16, Crawley 7, Roach 7, Carey 5, Khounlavong 5, Stanley 2, Jones, Mitchell. 3-Pt. FG: 7 (Whitt 4, Carey, Crawley, Khounlavong). FT: 3-3. Fouls: 5.

Portsmouth (23) — Rickett 10, Hughes 9, Robinson 4, Trinidad, Richardson. 3-Pt. FG: 2 (Hughes, Rickett). FT: 1-3. Fouls: 11.

FROM WEDNESDAY

Ironton 62, Raceland 45

RACELAND Up only 14-13 after one frame, the visiting Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Rams 35-22 over the middle two frames to pull away on Wednesday night.

Samantha LaFon authored a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds for Ironton (11-2 after beating Gallia Academy 42-27 on Thursday night).

Evan Williams pitched in 17 points, connecting on four treys for the Lady Tigers.

Kierston Smith led Raceland (4-9) with 15 points.

The Lady Rams shot 6 for 11 from 3-point range, but Ironton countered by making 57 percent of its field goals.

IRONTON    14    17    18    13    —    62

RACELAND    13    10    12    10    —    45

Ironton (62) — LaFon 21, Ev. Williams 17, Schreck 6, Hannan 7, El. Williams 6, Morgan 2, L. Arden 3, Carpenter, K. Arden, Cecil, K. Williams. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (Ev. Williams 4, Schreck 2, Hannan, El. Williams). FT: 7-9. Fouls: 14.

Raceland (45) — Smith 15, Collins 8, Maynard 8, Garvin 6, Flocker 6, Picklesimer 2, Hapney, Thomas, Mackie, Hackworth, Gartin, Stacy. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (Smith 2, Maynard 2, Collins, Flocker). FT: 8-13. Fouls: 9.

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