The Glasgow girls basketball team raised its season record to 12-3 overall by beating the Sweet Springs Lady Greyhounds on the road last night by a score of 44-30.
The Lady Yellowjackets outscored Sweet Springs in three out of four quarters of play and led 10-4 after one, 21-10 at the half and 40-10 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the final period, Sweet Springs rallied back with a 20-4 advantage to cut the lead back to 14.
Glasgow coach Molly Monnig said the girls were able to force 23 turnovers during the game.
“Our bench gave us some good minutes and we were able to go on a big run in the third quarter,” Monnig said. “Our guards shot the ball much better from behind the arc than we have in quite a while.”
Erin Reynolds had the high game for Glasgow with 11 points while Abby Thompson chipped in 10 points and four steals, Nikki Fuemmeler with eight points, 10 rebounds and five steals, Anne Reynolds with six points, Trisha McMillan with three points and six steals, Peyton Davis with three points and four steals and Lindsey Kopp also with three points.
Glasgow also finished the game hitting 15 of 46 shots from the field for 34 percent and 6 of 12 from the foul line for 50 percent.
As for the Glasgow boys, they defeated Sweet Springs by a score of 43-33.
The Yellowjackets, improving to 13-2 on the season, led Sweet Springs 11-4 after one, 22-14 at the half and 27-20 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the final period, Glasgow outscored the Greyhounds 16-13.
Glasgow coach Mick Cropp said this was another tough road win for the Yellowjackets. “We played very well defensively and another game in which we got a lot of good shots,” Cropp said. “We just couldn’t get them to fall.”
Ethan Thompson had 17 points and six rebounds for Glasgow, who also finished the game shooting 30 percent from the field and 76 percent from the foul line. Reid Littrell had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds while Jimmy Wilson chipped in six, Joel Monnig with five and Blake Hackman with three.