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Lady Cats finish regular season, start regional

Posted February 12, 2014 by Mike McGinnis in Sports
The Lady Blackcats concluded regular season play with Senior Night this past Saturday honoring their senior players Haley Darnell, Kayla Webb and Brittney Pritchett.  ~ photo courtesy of Tenia Calhoon

The Lady Blackcats concluded regular season play with Senior Night this past Saturday honoring their senior players Haley Darnell, Kayla Webb and Brittney Pritchett. ~ photo courtesy of Tenia Calhoon

By Mike McGinnis

Last Saturday, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team concluded its regular season with a 49-30 home loss to Sesser-Valier.  Goreville trailed 27-16 at halftime and 43-22 heading into the fourth quarter and S-V stayed in control the rest of the way.  Haley Darnell led Goreville with 17 points, while  S-V’s Rachel Marlo topped all scorers with 22 points.

Scoring for Goreville: H. Darnell-17; Pritchett-7; A. Darnell-2; Jones-2; Snell-2.

Goreville is playing in the Pope County regional this week.  The top-seeded Lady Blackcats were to play their first round game on Tuesday.  The championship contest is set for Friday at 7 p.m.  The winner of the Pope County regional will move on to the Trico sectional for a Monday night match-up with the winner of the Steeleville regional at 7:00 p.m.