Hornets put the sting to Redmen


By Nikki Blankenship - nblankenship@civitasmedia.com



The Rock Hill Lady Redmen lost to the Coal Grove Hornets on the road Wednesday night. Both teams fought an aggressive battle on the court, but Coal Grove prevailed, pulling away after the half. Rock Hill took the lead with the first shot in the second quarter. The managed to hold the lead until the one plus minutes mark when Coal Grove took it back.

Coal Grove’s lead scorer Emily Compliment was a major contributor to the win with 25 points. Supporting Compliment was Bailee McKnight with 13 points and Destiny Dolen with 12 points.

Leading for Rock Hill was Madison Scott with 15 points and Jill Hairston with 12 points.

The Redmen went on to play at Fairland on Thursday. As of press time, there was not a final score.

Coal Grove will not play again until Monday when they face the Portsmouth Trojans on the road.

Box Score

Coal Grove 13-13-18-14-59

Rock Hill 13-12-2-15-42

Scoring Summary

Coal Grove: McKnight-13, Compliment-25, Murphy-9, Dolen-12

Rock Hill: Hall-2, Darby-5, Meadows-2, Scott-15, Kline-4, Noel-2, Hairston-12

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By Nikki Blankenship

nblankenship@civitasmedia.com

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.