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Scottsburg picked up its fifth straight victory on Thursday by getting the better of New Albany, 63-41.
The loss was the third in a row for the Bulldogs bringing their record to 1-3.
The Warroretts jumped out to a 15-5 first quarter lead and never looked back. New Albany did out-rebound Scottsburg 31-27, but the Bulldogs were unable to get anything going offensivley to catch up to the scoring output of Scottsburg.
Scottsburg took a 30-17 lead to the half and contiued to outscore New Albany in the second half. Scottsburg blew things open in the third by outscoring New Albany 21-12 to extend the lead to 51-27 heading into the fourth.
The fourth quarter was New Albany’s best as it kept pace with the Warrioretts at 12 apiece.
Scottsburg’s Ashley Elliot led all scorers with 22 points, Jill Romero chipped in 13 for Scottsburg (6-1) and Kelsey Smith added 11.
New Albany had only one player in double figures as Lauren Camm put up 11 points.
New Albany (1-3) will look to come out of this slump Saturday when it travel to Jennings County to open up its Hoosier Hills Conference play.
SCOTTSBURG 63, NEW ALBANY 41
Scottsburg 15 15 21 12—63
New Albany 5 12 12 12—41
Scottsburg scoring: Barrett 4, Elliot 22, Romero 13, Means 2, Waskon 1 point; Smith 11, Beverly 6, collins 4.
New Albany scoring: Jenna Shine 8, Brianne Nixon 6, Lauren Camm 11, Marissa Jones 3, Aaliyah Bell; Brittany Knight 3, Claire Hirsch 2.
3-point field goals: Scottsburg 2 (Romero 1, Smith 1); New Albany 2 (Jones 1, Knight 1).
Free throws: Scottsburg 7-12; New Albany 5-12.
Team Rebounds: Scottsburg 22; New Albany 31.
Team Assists: Scottsburg 15; New Albany 8.
BRAVES STAY UNBEATEN
Borden remained unbeating on the season by thumping visiting Lanesville (1-7) on Thursday night to improve to 5-0 on the season.
Borden recieved offense from all over, including a 17-point effort from Natalie Ruedinger and 12 points from Shelby Kirchgessner.
“It was a good win.” Brave coach Terry Rademacher said. “We did a good job on defense all game. We took the first quarter off on offense but [we were] able to get things going. We played very well.”