Central Girls Finish 3rd in Class 4

(Springfield) The Central girls basketball team finished the season in 3rd place after defeating Southern Boone 57-39 Friday afternoon in Springfield. Central created a little separation in the first quarter and then pushed away by 14 in the second….

Southern Bonne kept reeling the Rebels in, but Hallie Richardson gave Central a double digit lead again to go into the half….

29-18 Central at the half. The Eagles cut the lead to single digits several times in the second half, but never truly threatened.
Back to back triples in the 4th quarter helped Central slam the door….

Kinley Norris led Central with 14 points. Taylor O’Connor scored 12 and her sister Alyssa scored 10.
Central shot 58% in the game and held Southern Boone to 34%. The Rebels hit five of seven three pointers.

Central coach Josh Mapes says they had more fresh bodies at the end…

Central finishes the year at 28-4 and 3rd place in Class 4. They will lose only one senior. Southern Boone ends the season at 21-11.

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