ALTAMONT — The Labette County Grizzlies girls shut down the Fort Scott Tigers, holding their opponents to a lone point in the second half as they won 46-14.

Madison Brannin led Labette County in scoring with 15 points.

“This was a solid defensive outing for us,” Labette County head coach Kristi Snider said. “We played hard and converted on offense when we needed to. We played great in the second half and a lot of kids are getting some points on the board.” 

With the loss, Fort Scott dropped to 2-9 overall and 1-4 in league play.

Labette County improved to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in SEK League play. The Grizzlies get Friday night off.

“We’re looking forward to a break this week to put some things in,” Snider said. 

 

IN THE BOYS GAME…Labette County squeaked past Fort Scott, a team with a win over Pittsburg on its resume, by a score of 31-29.

The Grizzlies trailed 26-18 going into the fourth quarter before outscoring the Tigers 13-3 in the final eight minutes.

Eli Hestand led Labette County with 14 points while Alex Meister added 11. Trey Brown paced Fort Scott with 21 points.

The Tigers fell to 5-7 overall and 3-2 in the league while Labette County improved to 4-7 and 2-2 respectively.

 

GIRLS

Labette County 46, Fort Scott 14

Labette Co.: 12 15 15 4 — 46

Fort Scott:          6 7 0 1 — 14

Scoring

Labette County: Karsyn Stewart 2, Lauren Forbes 5, Ashantae Smith 2, Shelbi Wilson 6, Anna Dean 9, Madison Brannin 15, Elsie Sorrell 7

Fort Scott: Loercher 1, Beth 7, Yarick 3, Shaw 3

 

BOYS

Labette County 31, Fort Scott 29

Labette Co.: 6 7 5 13 — 31

Fort Scott:    7 6 13 3 — 29

Scoring

Labette County: Griffin Eaton 2, Tray Vinson 2, Eli Hestand 14, Chase Carnahan 2, Alex Meister 11

Fort Scott: Trey Brown 21, Gavin Pytlowany 4, Teagan Southwell 2, Collin Thomas 2

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