The top-ranked (Class AA) Mingo Central Lady Miners picked up a huge road victory by downing 9th-ranked Charleston Catholic on Thursday in Charleston.
Mingo Central (13-1) fell behind Charleston Catholic (8-6) 11-9 after the first period and 20-17 at the half. The Lady Miners turned things around in the third quarter, though, and took a 32-30 lead into the final frame. Mingo Central held a 14-8 advantage in the final period to earn the win.
Addie Smith paced the Lady Miners with 21 points. Jenna Sparks followed with 14 points. Madisyn Curry added 9 points and 11 rebounds. Bella Hall chipped in 2 points.
Molly Messer led Charleston Catholic with 16 points. Mary Rushworth finished with 10 points in defeat.
The Lady Miners next play on Saturday when they host Tolsia at 6 pm.
Mingo Central (46) – Addie Smith 21, Jenna Sparks 14, Madisyn Curry 9, Bella Hall 2
Charleston Catholic (38) – Molly Messer 16, Mary Rushworth 10, Annie Cimino 6, Claire Mullen 2, Katherine Skinner 2, Telina Williams 2
Photo Courtesy of Samantha Waine