Mt. Vernon Lady Mt’neers earn blow-out road win at Monett

Rodger Wheeler

The Lady Mt’neers earned a road win Thursday, Jan. 10, at Monett, cruising to a blow-out 77-30.
Monett jumped out to an early 7-6 lead on the Lady Mt’neers and that did not set well, as Mt. Vernon went on a 16-point run to put the game out of reach before the end of the first quarter. By the end of the quarter, the Lady Mt’neers lead was 16, 26-10.
Mt. Vernon sophomore Ellie Johnston, who led Mt. Vernon in scoring with 17 points, scored the quarter’s first eight points, including two 3-pointers. By the halftime intermission, Mt. Vernon led 38-17.
The Lady Mt’neers outscored the Lady Cubs in the second half by 26 to get the win going away, 77-30.
Following Johnston’s 17 points, were four other scorers in double-figures, Lyndsey Hood with 15, Cameron Call and Caitlin Hicks with 13 and Lacy Stokes with 10.



Lawrence County Record

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