MADISON COUNTY —
The Berea Community Lady Pirates had their five game win streak snapped Thursday in a 58-51 senior night loss to Western Hills.
The game was a see-saw battle all night and in the end, it was poor free throw shooting — 5-17 — that doomed the Lady Pirates.
Chase Fain led the way for Berea with a game-high 17 points which included five three pointers.
Jordan Sandifur and Victoria Sexton had 13 points each while Alex Horn had five, and Hannah Haycraft finished with three points in her final home game.
Boyle County 56,
Lady Eagles 37
The Lady Eagles wrapped up the regular season with a 56-37 loss Thursday in Berea to Boyle County.
Southern (11-18) got 15 points and eight rebounds from Briana Lanham and eight points from Kelley Freeman. Samantha Parms had six points, Hayden Westfall added four points, while Sarah Smith and Rachel Ramey had two points each.
The Lady Eagles had 18 offensive rebounds, but were out-rebounded, 36-30. Southern shot just 22 percent from the field and was 68 percent from the free throw line.
The Lady Eagles were without three key performers - Marley Lawson (concussion), Callie Cook (sickness) and Ashlyn Clark (ankle). Parms and Ramey suffered injuries during the game and Southern finished with just six players.
The Lady Eagles will have a week to get healthy before facing Model Feb. 21 in the opening round of the 44th District Tournament at McBrayer Arena.