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St. Mary’s Clips Silver Knights, 45-40

By Staff | Jan 10, 2018

JoLee Walton scrambles for a loose ball against St. Mary’s.

The Silver Knights fell to 5-4 on Dec. 29, in St. Mary’s, as they couldn’t overcome a three point halftime deficit. The Silver Knights ended up losing by five in a tightly played contest that could have gone either way. The Blue Devils went up by one, 8-7, after the first quarter and outscored the Knights by two in the second frame, gaining a 23-20 halftime lead.

The game which, went back and forth the entire night, saw both teams score 10 in the third period before St.Mary’s used a 12-10 edge in the fourth to get the win.

For the Silver Knights, JoLee Walton and Peyton Kocher each hit for 12 points, but it wasn’t enough as St. Mary’s rode a 22 point performance from Kylie Wright and nine points by Lara Fetty. Tyler Consolidated also got six points from Josey Jones, and six from Miranda Weekley. Alexa Johnson hit for three, and Amanda Reynolds got a point on a foul shot. Tyler hit 16 shots to 13 for the winners, but the difference was at the foul line where St. Mary’s made 18-29, to the Silver Knights 9-15.