February 20, 2003

Lady Tigers Get Back To .500 With Win Over Knox County

A near perfect performance at the free throw line in the fourth period helped Scotland County seal a 63-51 victory over the Lady Eagles in Edina, February 14. The Lady Tigers hit 14 of 16 from the charity stripe in the final eight minutes of the game to secure the conference win over Knox County.

Meagan Fromm poured in 10 points in the opening quarter as Scotland County jumped out to an 18-14 lead.

Ali Fromm took over in the second period with six points and Jessie Cotton drilled a three pointer to give her team a three point lead, 31-28 at the intermission.

Six different players scored in the third period to help SCR-I gain a little breathing room and pull ahead 44-37.

The free throw line was the difference in the fourth period. Cotton, Ali Fromm and Amy Blomme were perfect from the line in the final minutes. Meagan Fromm hit three of four free throws while Rebecca Consbrock made all but one of her six free throws in the clutch to hold off Knox County 63-51.

Scotland County finished with one of its most balanced scoring attacks of the season. Meagan Fromm led the way with 17 and Ali Fromm pitched in with 15. Cotton made it three scores in double digits with 14 and Consbrock was just one shy of making it four, finishing the game with nine points.

The victory got the Lady Tigers back to .500 on the season at 10-10. Scotland County improved to 2-3 in the conference with games remaining against Schuyler County and Brookfield.

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