Bethlehem vs. Boyd County (Girls)
Boyd County Middle School
January 30, 2021
6-1 Sr. Hannah Roberts scored in the paint with seven seconds left in the game to give Boyd County a 66-65 comeback victory over Bethlehem. Bethlehem got off to a blazing start and led 25-14 after the first quarter and maintained a 39-24 advantage at halftime. Boyd County began their comeback in the third quarter and was aided by Bethlehem’s 5-10 Sr. Ella Thompson picking up her fourth foul in the third quarter. Boyd County actually led 62-57 with a little over one minute remaining in the game but Bethlehem rallied and held a 65-64 lead with seconds remaining in the game setting the stage for Hannah Roberts’ heroics.
Boyd County shot 44.2% from the field including seven of 21 from the three point line. The Lady Lions connected on 13 of 16 free throws and pulled down 34 rebounds. Bethlehem shot 38.7% from the field including eight of 19 from beyond the arc. The Banshees connected on nine of 15 free throws and pulled down 37 rebounds.
6-1 Sr. Hannah Roberts led Boyd County with 19 points including six of six free throws and pulled down 10 rebounds. 6-0 Fr. Audrey Biggs added 18 points including four of four free throws and pulled down six rebounds. 5-7 Sr. Harley Paynter recorded 14 points including three three point baskets and nine rebounds. 5-8 Sr. Bailey Rucker chipped in with seven points and five rebounds.
6-0 So. Emma Filiatreau led Bethlehem with 15 points including two three point baskets and 14 rebounds. 5-5 Sr. Amelia Hodges added 14 points including four three point baskets. 6-2 So. Xaviara Smalley recorded 13 points including five of six free throws and seven rebounds. 5-5 Fr. Callie Thurmond chipped in with eight points and 5-10 Sr. Ella Thompson added seven points and seven rebounds.
Bethlehem (65) – Filiatreau 15, Hodges 14, Smalley 13, Thurmond 8, Thompson 7, Spalding 5, Bishop 3.
Boyd County (66) – Roberts 19, Biggs 18, Paynter 14, Rucker 7, Whitmore 5, Caldwell 3.