March 5, 2009

Lady Tigers Close Out Regular Season in Style

Scotland County went out with a bang. The Lady Tigers closed out the 2008-09 regular season in LaPlata on February 26th in style with a 56-33 demolition of the Bulldogs.

Kaitlin Caldwell scored six points in the first period as SCR-I built a 13-7 advanatge. Diedra Dochterman knocked down a three pointer and had five points in the big start for Scotland County.

The Lady Tigers used a 17-6 run in the second period to blow the game open. Melissa Cotton hit from behind the arc and followed that up by knocking down three free throws after being fouled behind the line on a shot attempt.

SCR-I spread the ball around during the big run, getting baskets from Anna Duley, Ashley Tague, Caldwell and Valerie Oldham during the spurt.

The defensive effort continued into the third period, when SCR-I clamped down on LaPlata, holding the Bulldogs to just four points over the eight minute period.

SCR-I had no trouble putting points on the board. Caldwell was a perfect 4-4 from the free throw line in the third period. Tague continued her strong game with a pair of field goals that helped her squad lead 44-14.

Caldwell kept up the pace in the final period, scoring six points to open the fourth quarter as SCR-I rolled to the 56-33 win.

Scotland County closed out the year with a 14-11 mark heading into district play in Marceline. Caldwell led all scorers with 20 points. Tague finished with 12 points and Cotton and Dochterman each finished with six points.

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