Anderson County vs. Mercer County (Girls)
Mercer County High School
January 8, 2013
Anderson County took a 42-32 lead in the final quarter but had to survive a Mercer County rally to earn a 46-43 victory and snap a 17 game home court winning streak for the Lady Titans. Anderson County survived a cold shooting night from the field and foul problems for 6-1 center Kali Whiteside to earn the victory. Mercer County was hampered by foul problems to and a third quarter injury to 5-4 So. Catheryne Claunch.
Anderson County shot 35.1% from the field including two of 20 from the three point line. Anderson County connected on four free throws and pulled down 37 rebounds. Mercer County shot 36% from the field including five of 20 from beyond the arc. The Lady Titans connected on six of 10 free throws and pulled down 29 rebounds.
5-10 Jr. Eriel McKee was a one woman wrecking crew for Anderson County tonight as she scored 28 points and pulled down 15 rebounds. McKee also became the all time leading scorer in Lady Bearcat history tonight as she broke the record before halftime.
5-6 Sr. Cassidy Martin led Mercer County with 17 points and six rebounds. Catheryne Claunch added nine points.
Anderson County 12 4 18 12 – 46
Mercer County 9 10 11 13 – 43
Anderson County (46) – McKee 28, Cann 5, Whiteside 6, Stewart 5, Walker 2.
Mercer County (43) – Claunch 9, Souder 3, Huffman 5, Martin 17, Freeman 4, Robins 5.