The Prairie Home girls basketball team dropped a heartbreaker Thursday night in the consolation semifinals in the Keytesville Tournament by losing to Brunswick in overtime 42-32.
The Lady Panthers, dropping to 2-15 on the season, led Brunswick 15-11 at the half but was outscored 14-4 in the third quarter to trail by six at 25-19. However, in the final period, Prairie Home rallied back with a 13-7 advantage to tie the game at 32-all. Then, in overtime, Brunswick outscored Prairie Home 10-0 to win the game by 10.
Prairie Home coach Shelly Rex said the girls played a good game. “We just failed to make free throws that could have won the game,” Rex said.
The Lady Panthers finished the game 10 of 20 from the foul line for 50 percent.
Alyssa Pulley had 15 points and Abby Dobbins 12 for Brunswick.
For Prairie Home, Maggie Wood finished the game with 18 points, three rebounds, two steals and one assist.
Kelsey Watson chipped in 10 points, two rebounds, two steals and two assists while Madison Bishop added two points and five rebounds, Kaelyn Crews one point and six rebounds, Ashlyn Twenter one point and three rebounds, Paiton Williams 11 rebounds, one steal and one assist and Savana Tracy with one rebound.
The Lady Panthers also fell in the opening round against Madison on Tuesday 82-29.
Madison led Prairie Home 45-8 at the half and 66-18 after three quarters of play.
Taylor O’Bannon led four players in double figures for Madison with 17 points. Kaliegh Bennet had 16, Charity Morris 15 and Savanah Cullon with 14.
For Prairie Home, Ashlyn Twenter tallied 10 points, five rebounds and one steal. Kelsey Watson chipped in nine points, three rebounds, two steals and two assists while Maggie Wood added nine points and two steals and Paiton Williams with six rebounds.
Tournament action will continue tonight, with Norborne girls playing Higbee at 4:30 p.m., followed by Prairie Home boys versus Keytesville at 5:45, Madison girls versus Bevier at 7 and Southwest boys versus Brunswick at 8:15.