Conner vs. Ryle (Girls)
Ryle High School
February 8, 2019
This game featured Conner who has been voted No. 1 in the coaches poll and entering the game at 24-1 but their only loss this season was a 60-49 defeat at the hand of Ryle. Therefore tonight’s game was for state bragging rights as well as bragging right in the very competitive 9th Region. Ryle trailed 33-20 early in the third quarter but rallied to pull within one point; 55-54 with less than a minute left on the clock. Conner hit their free throws down the stretch to earn a 62-57 victory.
Conner shot 45.4 % from the field, connected on four three point baskets, and 18 free throws. Ryle shot 33.3% from the field, connected on four three point baskets, and 11 free throws.
5-6 Sr. Savannah Jordan led Conner with 18 points including two three point baskets. 5-6 Sr. Joy Strange and 5-3 Sr. Courtney Hurst added 13 points each. 5-10 Jr. Maddie Drummonds chipped in with nine points.
5-11 Sr. Lauren Schwartz led Ryle with 20 points. 5-11 Jr. Maddie Scherr added 17 points. 5-9 So. Brie Crittendon chipped in with seven points.
Conner (62) – Jordan 18, Strange 13, Hurst 13. Drummonds 9, Burcham 7, Murphy 2.
Ryle (57) – Schwartz 20, Scherr 17, Crittendon 7, Douthit 5, McGregor 4, Johnson 4.