Weekend basketball recap


Shope hits 1,000 points

Fairfield’s Grace Shope scored her 1,000th point over the weekend during a road game at Manchester High School. The Fairfield ladies took a 68-36 win against their hosts in a fast-paced game Saturday night.

Fairfield outscored Manchester by 11 points in the first quarter, scoring 17 points while keeping Manchester at one 2-pointer and a handful of free throws. Shope scored 9 points in the first quarter, with Carly Arnold and Blake Adams each throwing in 3 points and Brianna Barnes putting up a 2-pointer.

The second quarter saw Fairfield outscore Manchester by 10 points, with Shope putting up 7 points, Trinity Huff making 5 points and Ashley Sowards tossing a 3-pointer.

By the half, the score was 32-11 with the Fairfield ladies ahead.

In the third quarter, Shope put up three 3-pointers and a 2-point shot for a combined 11 points out of Fairfield’s 23 points for the quarter. Chloe Barber put up a 3-pointer, Huff threw two 2-pointers and Adams and Barnes each took a 2-point shot. Adams tossed a free throw to take the third-period score to 55-25.

The fourth quarter saw Fairfield secure the win with a 13-point gain against Manchester’s 11 points. Huff and Adams threw two 2-pointers apiece, Abigail Newkirk and Barnes each put up 2 points and Carli Reiber made a freethrow.

When the clock ran out, Fairfield had the win at 68-36.

Shope led scoring for the Lady Lions with 27 points for the game.


Fairfield — 17 15 23 13 — 68

Manchester — 6 5 14 11 — 36

FHS: Newkirk 1-0/1-2; Shope 5(4)-5/7-27; C. Arnold (1)-3; Reiber 1/4-1; Huff 6-1/3-13; Barber (1)-3; Sowards (1)-3; Adams 4-2/4-10; Barnes 3-0/2-6

Totals: 19(7)-9/21-68

MHS: White 4(1)-1/2-12; Smith 3-2/2-8; Hobbs 2-2/3-6; Lucas 4-0/2-8; McFarland 2/4-2

Totals: 13(1)-7/12-36

Hillsboro ladies score weekend win

The Hillsboro Lady Indians beat Clinton-Massie by 2 points Saturday night with a final score of 39-37.


Hillsboro — 6 5 12 16 — 39

Clinton-Massie — 3 12 16 6 — 37

HHS: Sullivan 3-1/2-7; Grover (3)-9; (3)-2/2-11; Chaney 3-6; Kaley Burns 3-6

Totals: 9(6)-3/4-39

CMHS: Theetge 1-2/6-4; Cottrell (1)-2/2-5; Rose 1-3/5-5; Leary 1-2/2-4; Newton 1(1)-2/5-7; Myers 6-12

Totals: 10(2)-11/20-37

Lady Tigers lose to Chillicothe

The McClain Lady Tigers took a home loss Saturday afternoon to the Chillicothe Cavaliers with a final score of 47-33.

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