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Lady Highlanders out-battle Maryville Christian

HUNTSVILLE  |  Every time it seemed that Scott High was on the verge of pulling away, Maryville Christian found a way to make a big play.

The Eagles rarely led, but managed to keep the game close enough to make the partisan crowd inside Highlander Gymnasium nervous, before Scott High ultimately prevailed with a 56-51 win.

scored a game-high 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds to go with four steals and three blocked shots as she was named the Trophy Masters Hustle Award winner. 

But, for Scott High, an even more important storyline might have been the emergent offensive play of . The senior scored a career-high 17 points to help power her team to its eighth victory of the season.

Scott High shot an above-average 40%, and were 12 of 16 from the free throw line.

Maryville Christian was 19 of 24 from the line, but was unable to complete a comeback effort despite making 20 trips to the line in the second half.

Morrow started the game strong, with six points in the opening quarter. Terry knocked down a key 3-pointer, and also hit a trey, as the Lady Highlanders opened an early lead.

The third quarter featured stale offensive basketball by both teams, but the third quarter saw Morrow go off for nine points to help her team open an eight-point lead. Meanwhile, hit back-to-back shots before picking up a fourth foul and leaving the game. 

The fourth quarter saw Maryville Christian come all the way back to take the lead, its first of the game. But Scott responded well. Terry scored eight points and was four of four from the line in the final period. Morrow had four points and scored three to help Scott pull out the win.

Maryville Christian was eight of 10 from the free throw line in the final period.

SCOTT (56): Morrow 19, Terry 17, Woodward 5, Garrett 4, Lawson 3, R. Price 3, Jeffers 3, Lewis 2.

MARYVILLE CHRISTIAN (51): Patterson 16, Atchley 15, Wright 11, Barnhill 9.

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