Lady ‘Cats miss district upset by six point loss
by Staff report The Cadiz Record
Mar 05, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Head Coach Mike Wright, an unidentified Wildcat player and former coach Jim Wallace watch with crestfallen expressions as Trigg County’s run for a District title ends last Thursday night.
Head Coach Mike Wright, an unidentified Wildcat player and former coach Jim Wallace watch with crestfallen expressions as Trigg County’s run for a District title ends last Thursday night.
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Trigg County nearly pulled off the upset of Livingston Central but free throw shooting would cost the Lady Wildcats this one, shooting 7-20 from the charity stripe. The Livingston Central Lady Cardinals ended Trigg’s season with a 51-45 win in the first round of the Fifth District Tournament at Eddyville Tuesday.

Trinity Wortham finished with 18 points in the game on six 3-pointers, one off the school record. Janada Acree scored six points and grabbed 18 rebounds, while Elysia Brown added six points and 10 rebounds. Amanda Want also came off the bench to score six points.

Livingston led by 15 points in the first quarter, but Trigg slowly chipped away at the lead, trailing 24-15 at halftime.

Trinity Wortham hit a pair of 3-pointers to pull Trigg to within 24-21. After Livingston stretched the lead out to seven points, Trigg cut back into the deficit, trailing 40-38 at one point. However, the Lady Wildcats were 7-of-20 at the free throw line, with several misses in the second half coming on the front end of bonus situations.

Trigg County’s season ends with a record of 6-21.

Trigg County (6-21) 7 15 27 45

Livingston Central (16-9) 19 24 35 51

TRIGG COUNTY – Wortham 18, Brown 6, Acree 6, Kearney 7, Parker 4, Want 4, Sheehan, Williams. 3-pointers 6 (Wortham 6).

LIVINGSTON CENTRAL – Kirkham 6, Owen 5, Woodward 11, Shull 14, Whetstone 10, Peek 5, Kitchens, Ringstaff, Bebout, Sloma. 3-pointers 2 (Whetstone 2).
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