Junior Lady Warriors fall at home to Marmaduke

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Denissia Gaines of EPC plays tight defense on Marmaduke's Sara Rolland during the Junior Lady Warriors' game with Marmaduke this past Monday. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Marmaduke outscored EPC 16-6 in the fourth quarter to erase a three point deficit and take a 44-37 win over the Junior Lady Warriors this past Monday in Lepanto.

Denissia Gaines gave EPC an early 1-0 lead after hitting one of two free throws as Makenzie Hampton hit a jumper in the lane for Marmaduke to make it 2-1. Shelby Hensley's jumper in the lane pushed the Junior Lady Greyhounds' lead to 4-1 before Gaines hit a jumper to make 4-3 with 3:21 left. Madalynn Vandergriff canned a three-pointer for Marmaduke making it 7-3 only to see Gaines score inside and Latavia Freeman score back to back baskets for EPC to make the score 9-7 Junior Lady Warriors. Tori Sutherland hit one of two free throws late for the Junior Lady Greyhounds to make it 9-8 EPC at the end of one.

Marmaduke opened the second quarter with a 10-0 run as Baylie Joiner got a steal and a layup, a basket off the fast break and hit one of two free throws. Hensley drilled a three-pointer as Hampton scored inside to make it 18-9 with 2:38 left. EPC scored then next seven points as Freeman scored inside, Zoe Constant knocked down a three-ball and Gaines hit a jumper to make the score 18-16 Junior Lady Greyhounds at the half.

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