Straughn Lady Tigers take down RLHS

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 29, 2015


The Straughn Lady Tigers pummeled the Red Level Lady Tigers 64-17 Tuesday night in Straughn.


Red Level managed the keep the score close in the first period, and only trailed 18-10 after one. Kayla Hinson got off to a hot start with 6 quick points in the opening period. Hannah Colvin added 3 points, and Shelby Holley had 1 point.


Harley Adcock got Straughn out front with a pair 3-pointers, and 8 points in the first period. Katelyn Kinsaul had 5 points for Straughn, including a 3-pointer. Brentley Armstrong and Sarah Kate Shiver each had 2 points.


Straughn pulled away in the second period, and held a 34-12 advantage heading into halftime. Armstrong got hot in the period, and racked up 7 points for the host Lady Tigers. Kinsaul remained steady with 5 more points. Carley Adcock and Janelle Nurse capped Straughn’s second period scoring with 2 points each.


Hinson had Red Level’s lone basket in the second period.


Straughn put the game out of reach in the third period with a 23-point outburst. The scoring barrage gave Straughn a 57-14 lead heading into the final period. Kinsaul led the outburst with 8 points. Jacie Williamson tacked on 7 points. Armstrong had 4 more points, and H. Adcock had another 3-pointer.


Macey Shipp put the in the only 2 points of the third period for Red Level.


Straughn eased off in the final frame for a 64-17 victory. H. Adcock, Armstrong and Shiver each had 2 points.


Red Level got 2 points from Hinson, and 1 point from Colvin in the final period.


Hinson led Red Level with 10 points, and Colvin finished the evening with 4 points.


Kinsaul led Straughn with 18 points. Armstrong finished the night with 15 points, and H. Adcock tallied 13 points in the contest.


“I was glad to see Katelyn (Kinsaul) shoot the ball well tonight, because she hasn’t had to do that much this year,” Straughn head coach Scott Kinsaul said. “I was really proud of Brentley (Armstrong), as well. She has played very hard lately, and is such a valuable asset to this team. We still have some things to fix to get ready for the area tournament, but we won and that is always a good thing.”