For the second straight night Scotland County released its Blitzkrieg on the basketball court as the Lady Tigers overran Novinger 69-24 for the non-conference victory. SCR-I made quick work of Marion county on Monday night and followed it up with the second night of running clock in the fourth quarter due to the margin of victory.
SCR-I put the game away in the first period, opening with an 11-0 run. Chelsea Wood had a pair of field goals. Abi Feeney had a steal on defense and converted the fast break to end the run and force a Novinger timeout at the 4:29 mark. Kassie Bulen capped off the big first period with a three-pointer to push the lead to 20-5.
Calesse Bair continued the strong SCR-I work on the defensive end. She had six points in the second period, all coming in the transition game off of steals. Bulen took over from there. The senior scored 10 straight points, including a pair of three-pointers as Scotland County extended the lead to 43-16 at the half.
The Lady Tigers outscored Novinger 19-2 in the third period to put the game away. Wood and Bair had a pair of field goals and Maddie Brassfield and Feeney hit back-to-back three-pointers.
Bulen finished off a career night with a three-pointer to start the fourth period before the final eight minutes rushed off the clock without stop en route to the 69-24 SCR-I win.
Bulen led all scorers with 18 points. Bair finished with 15 points while Feeney added 11. Brassfield and Wood each finished with nine points and Ashleigh Creek had seven.
Scotland County extended its winning streak to 12 games, improving to 18-1 on the season.