By Herb Butler
The Clark County Lady Indians opened the Palmyra Tournament on Monday, January 14 against the Bowling Green Lady Bobcats.
They went into the tournament seeded 5th and the Lady Bobcats seeded 4th. The Lady Indians had no trouble handling Bowling Green with their press that Clark County is known for.
The Lady Indians in the opening quarter took the quarter 19-7. At halftime the Lady Indians led the Lady Bobcats 29-13. After three quarters the Lady Indians led 48-20 going into the final eight Coach Klett unloaded his bench and in the final quarter the Lady Cats took the quarter 17-11 but the Lady Indians took the victory 59-37.
The Lady Indians were led by Daryle Goldie with 19 points (4 three pointers) followed by Amanda Winters with 15, Megan Wilson added 8, Kassidy Shuman chipped in 6, Cady Flood had 4, Brittany Logsdon had 3 and Brittni Bertelli and Brenna Buford had 2 each.
The Clark County Lady Indians took on the host Palmyra Lady Panthers in the Semi-Final game.
The game looked as though neither team wanted to win. The Lady Indians could get nothing to fall through the opening quarter. Daryle Goldie hit a three and Kassidy Shuman added 4 and Clark outscored Palmyra 8-5.
Palmyra outscored the Lady Indians 5-4 in the second quarter and the Lady Indians led in the lowest halftime score for both teams. Clark led 12-10 at halftime.
The third quarter was not much better for either team as both put up 8 third quarter points and Clark held a 20-18 lead.
After three, nobody could believe what they were seeing. Then came the bad ending for the Lady Indians. Clark led through the fourth quarter by one and two points, the Lady Indians held a lead of 29-28 with eleven seconds to play Palmyra’s Ashley Tuggle unguarded from the corner hit a three pointer to take the lead with 6 seconds left as Clark County was bringing the ball down for the final try Kassidy Shuman was doubled teamed a foul could have been called but wasn’t and Palmyra went into the finals with a 30-29 win.
The Lady Indians were led by Kassidy Shuman with 11 followed by Amanda Winters with 8, Daryl Goldie added 5, Brittni Bertelli finished with 2 and Megan Wilson had 1.