Lady Pacers post strong win over Trimble County


In a game that was never in doubt, the Switzerland County Lady Pacer varsity basketball team traveled to Trimble County, Kentucky, on Wednesday, December 20th, and defeated the Lady Raiders by a score of 41-11.

Switzerland County led by a score of 12-7 after the first quarter; but expanded the lead to 19-7 at the half after shutting out their hostesses in the second stanza.

The game got even more lopsided in the third, as the Lady Pacers outscored Trimble County 10-2 to take a 29-9 lead.

The final quarter saw the Lady Pacers continue to build on their lead, scoring 12 more points while allowing Trimble County just four point, leading to the final score of 41-11.

McKenli Scudder scored 11 points and pulled down five rebounds to help lead the Switzerland County charge; and Aleiah Thomas also had 11 points to go along with seven rebounds a steal, and three assists.

Kinsley Griffith had nine points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists in a solid all-around game; and Jody Breeck added five points, five rebounds, two steals, and two assists to the effort.

Josie Meyer had three points and a rebound; Lexi Lay had two points, a rebound, three steals and two assists; Calleigh Powell contributed four rebounds and three assists; and Keirstan Oeffinger had four rebounds.

Closing the 2017 portion of the season with an overall record of 3-10, Coach Mark Boggs and his troops enter 2018 this Wednesday night, January 3rd, when Switzerland County plays South Dearborn in the opening game of the Rivertown Classic. That game will tip off at 6 p.m., and will be played at South Dearborn High School.

South Dearborn defeated Switzerland County 58-38 early in the season.