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WC girls rip 15 3-pointers in win

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GREENEVVILLE -- Wilson Central shattered the LandAir Ladie Classic record for 3-pointers in a single game by gunning in 15 during Monday afternoon's 66-39 win over North Greene to earn the right to play mid-state rival Shelbyville Tuesday for seventh place.

Wilson Central (9-3) hit the first five 3-pointers they attempted and they were off and running to a 23-8 lead in the opening eight minutes.

The Lady Wildcats expanded the advantage by 37-20 at intermission. Three WCHS players - Kendall Spray, Kayla Jackson and Rachel Burkett - each hit four long ones.

Spray led the way with 16 points, Jackson scored 14 and Burkett netted 12. Hailey Averitt hit double figures with 10 points.

Wilson Central 23 14 10 19 -- 66
North Greene     8 12   8 11 -- 39

WILSON CENTRAL (66): Rachel Burkett 4-6 0-0 12, Brewer 2-5 2-2 7, Kendall Spray 6-12 0-0 16, Kayla Jackson 5-8 0-0 14, St. Louis 1-3 1-4 3, Byrd 1-2 0-0 2, Elrod 1-2 0-0 2, Hailey Averitt 4-6 0-0 10. TOTALS: 24-44 3-6 66.

NORTH GREENE (39): Katelyn Weems 2-6 7-10 12, Bowser 0-2 0-0 0, Ma.McNeese 1-3 0-0 3, Baxter 0-2 1-2 1, Mendy McNeese 7-18 2-2 19, Hale 0-0 0-1 0, T.Payne 1-4 0-0 2, K.Payne 1-1 0-0 2, Reynolds 0-4 0-0 0. TOTALS: 12-40 10-15 39. 3-Point Goals: WC--15 (Burkett 4, Spray 4, Jackson 4, Averitt 2, Brewer). NG--5 (Me.McNeese 3, Weems, Ma.McNeese).

Grainger 42, WCHS 38
GREENEVILLE -- Wilson Central’s Lady Wildcats spilt a pair of games in the annual LandAir Ladies Classic at Hal Henard Gym.

Coach Bud Brandon’s squad opened the tournament Friday, Dec. 27 with a 42-38 loss to Grainer High -- a contest that went back and forth from start to finish. Dominique St. Louis connected on 7-of-10 shots from the field to lead WCHS with 16 points. Kendall Spray finished with 10 points -- including a pair of 3-pointers.

WCHS 63, West Greene 44
In Saturday’s consolation bracket, Wilson Central got 17 points from Hailey Averitt and 15 each from St. Louis and Spray in a 63-44 win over West Greene.

The Lady Wildcats jumped into an 18-10 first quarter lead before commanding a 38-17 advantage at intermission.

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