January 13, 2018
Newtown, W. Va. — Tolsia made the long trek to Mingo Central on Thursday night and came up short 55-46.
The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 15-11 lead after one period behind 3 three pointers, one each from Mariah Finley, Sarah Jude and Kenzie Young.
In the second period the Lady Miners battled back to tie the score at 24 heading to the break.
In the third period Finley picked up her fourth foul and went to the bench and MCHS took advantage and took an 8 point lead going to the final period.
In the final stanza Tolsia couldn’t get much closer as Mingo Central Star Katie Ball finished with a triple double.
The Lady Rebels were led by Sarah Jude with 14 points, Mariah Finley tallied 9 points, Kenzie Young had 7 points, Kayla Jude 6 points, Jace Litton 4 points, Selena Browning, Julie Boone and Marlee Marcum had 2 points each.
THS hit 3 three pointers and went 11-19 from the foul line.
Tolsia 15 9 11 11 – 46
Mingo Central 11 13 19 12 – 55
Tolsia will return to action Tuesday night at Home vs Van then travel to Lawrence Co. on Thursday night.
Tolsia assistant coach Jennifer Jude
“… I think we played pretty well. We prepared for a Mingo Central team without Katie ball playing and she was definitely a pivotal factor for them. I guess she had been out for a couple weeks with an injury and decided to come back the night before we played them.”