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Carterville slips past the Lady Cats

Posted December 18, 2013 by Mike McGinnis in Sports
Goreville Lady Cat Brittney Pritchett shoots from the free throw line against Carterville Saturday in Goreville.  ~ photo courtesy Tenia Calhoon

Goreville Lady Cat Brittney Pritchett shoots from the free throw line against Carterville Saturday in Goreville. ~ photo courtesy Tenia Calhoon

By Mike McGinnis

The Goreville High School girls’ basketball team lost to Carterville last Saturday, 59-50, in a non-conference contest at Goreville. Carterville’s 16-12 lead after the first quarter grew to 30-22 at halftime. Goreville outscored the Lady Lions 23-15 in the third quarter to tie it at 45-45 going into the fourth period, but Carterville used a 14-5 spurt in the final frame to pull out the victory. Haley Darnell led Goreville with 17 points, while Carterville’s Avery English scored 23 points to top all scorers.

Scoring for Goreville: H. Darnell-17; Pritchett-11; A. Darnell-9; Jones-8; Martin-2; Webb-2; Snell-1.