WARTBURG, Tenn. | It wasn’t Scott High’s best performance of the season. But it wasn’t the Lady Highlanders’ worst, either, and in the end it was enough for a 47-35 road win here Tuesday.
Brittany Morrow scored 12 points, as Scott High led from start to finish against Wartburg, building a 10-point lead in the first half and continuing to pull away for the win over the Bulldogs.
Scott High widened the advantage to 44-23 in the third quarter, then held on as Wartburg made a charge in the final few minutes of the game.
Scott had only one field goal and scored only three points in the fourth quarter, allowing Wartburg to trim the 20-point deficit to 12 by the final horn.
Morrow scored five points in the first quarter, while Gracie Lewis and Julie Lawson each knocked down 3-point shots, and the Lady Highlander defense limited Wartburg to a single field goal, made by EdyeAnn Williams.
The second quarter saw Wartburg play better, but the Lady Highlanders continued to widen the lead with six different players getting into the scoring column.
The third quarter saw Rachel Garrett score six points, while Zoey Terry scored five and Morrow scored four, as the Lady Highlanders went on a 17-7 lead to build a 21-point lead going into the final period.
Then things went ice-cold, as Brianna Jeffers scored the only Scott High field goal in the fourth quarter. Kaylee Ledford scored six points for Wartburg, while Maddison Shadden and Braylen Melton each hit 3-pointers.
SCOTT (47): Morrow 12, Terry 7, Lewis 6, Garrett 6, Jeffers 6, Woodward 4, Young 3, Lawson 3.
WARTBURG (35): Ledford 11, Melton 8, Shadden 7, Williams 4, Armes 3, Hood 2.