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Lady Raider’s 3-ball too much for Viqueens

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 9:59 pm

Staff Report
UNIONVILLE — The Richland Lady Raiders connected on nine made treys and escaped Unionville with a 50-39 win over the Viqueens last week.
Richland’s one-two punch of Shelby Higgins and Bailey Blair combined for 34 points.
Community’s Anna Haskins kept up with her hot start to the season and paced the Purple and Gold with 15 points.
Community trialed 19-13 at the end of the first quarter, but matched Richland’s eight points in the second period.
From there, the Viqueens played Richland fairly evenly until the final quarter.
Community returned home for a pair of games earlier this week against Central Magnet and Huntland before hitting the road to take on backyard rival Eagleville on Friday night.

Richland 19 8 11 12 — 50
Community 13 8 10 8 — 39

Richland: Shelby Higgins 20, Bailey Blair 14, Mary Avery McNeese 9, Mary Katherine Butler 3, Katelyn Bass 2, Danica Bridges 2.
Community: Anna Haskins 15, Alyssa White 8, Brooklyn Yoes 7, Jayla Mangrum 5, Taylar Wessner 4.
3-Point goals: Richland (9): Blair 4, Higgins 3, McNeese, Butler; Community (5): Haskins 2, Mangrum, Yoes, Wessner.
Halftime score: Richland 27, Community 21.