HI HAT – Following a loss to 15th Region rival Lawrence County over the weekend, South Floyd returned to the win column with a convincing victory in its latest outing. Justin Triplett-coached South Floyd topped visiting Cordia 60-4 in a home game at Raider Arena on Wednesday night.
South Floyd improved to 3-1 with the win.
With the loss, Cordia dropped to 0-4.
South Floyd shot 37.5 percent (27-of-72) from the field. The Lady Raiders finished 2-of-11 from 3-point range.
South Floyd shot 44.4 percent from the free throw line, draining four of nine foul shots.
The Lady Raiders dominated inside, claiming 42 total rebounds.
Eleven different South Floyd players provided scoring in the win. Brooke Stumbo was the only South Floyd player to reach double figures, finishing with a game-high 10 points.
Barely missing double figures in the South Floyd scoring column, Jesse Tackett tossed in nine points. Katie Moore scored eight points, Brooke Stumbo contributed seven points and Leighann Hall chipped in six points for the Lady Raiders.
Taylor Berger, Kennedy Blevins and Emily Branham added four points apiece for the Lady Raiders in the winning effort. Other scorers for South Floyd were Cassidy Akers (three points), Cheyenne Light (three points) and Sydney Hall (two points).
The South Floyd and Cordia girls’ basketball teams met for the first of two regular-season games in the 2015-16 campaign. South Floyd is scheduled to visit Cordia for another game on Jan. 19.
Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.