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Cannelton girls win 1 of 3

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By The Staff

CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Strong free-throw shooting down the stretch by Sarah Powers helped Cannelton beat Cloverport 35-31 in girls basketball Tuesday.

Powers scored 14 points, including the final four of the game.

Jaci Garrett added eight points and 10 rebounds.

Brooke Powers pulled down 11 rebounds and Nakaa Myers and Payton Reed each grabbed six as the Bulldogs dominated the boards.

Reed and Whitney Nugent each had three assists.

Cannelton lost home games to Whitesville Trinity 52-35 Saturday and to Christian Academy of Indiana 47-32 Monday.

Myers had 10 points and James grabbed seven rebounds against Whitesville Trinity. But the Bulldogs hit only 29.2 percent from the field.

Reed scored eight points to lead the Bulldogs against CAI. But they hit only 9 of 22 free throws.

Brooke Powers grabbed 12 rebounds and Garrett and Myers each pulled down 10.

Cannelton, 4-10, will host New Harmony Friday at 7 p.m.

Saturday’s Boxscore

  Whitesville Trinity (52)—Aud 15, Morris 14, Crisp 10, R. Mattingly 8, Varble 5, K. Mattingly 0, Mayfield 0, Wilkerson 0.

  Cannelton (35)—Garrett 3, B. Powers 7, James 6, Reed 9, Nugent 0, Myers 10, Johns 0.

Whitesville Trinity    16    13    13    10  -  52

Cannelton    7    9    6    13  -  35

Monday’s Boxscore

  Christian Academy of Indiana (47)—Biggs 18, Thompson 9, Doty 8, McKinley 6, Harrell 4, Ballew 2, Stewart 0.

  Cannelton (32)—Myers 4, Garrett 4, B. Powers 3, S. Powers 6, Reed 8, James 4, Nugent 3, Johns 0.

CAI    12    9    12    14  -  47

Cannelton    5    8    8    11  -  32

Tuesday’s Boxscore

  Cannelton (35)—Myers 4, Garrett 8, B. Powers 1, S. Powers 14, Reed 6, James 2, Nugent 0, Johns 0.

Cloverport (31)—Meador 11, Brown 4, Sanders 2, Fuller 2, Vencent 8, Owens 4.

Cannelton    7    13    7    8  -  35

Cloverport    4    10    9    8  -  31