Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Macon scores sweep on road against Clark Co.

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  • After being sunk on a late shot Friday night by Palmyra, the Tigerettes of Macon made the long roadtrip north to Kahoka Tuesday night to take on the Lady Indians of Clark County.
    After a close first period, in which both teams scored seven points, the Tigerettes posted 20 points in the second period, holding the Lady Indians to just 10, taking a 27-17 advantage into the locker room.
    Both teams managed only seven points in the third period, making the Macon lead 36-26, but the Tigerettes would seal the deal in the fourth period, outscoring Clark County 10-7 to bring home a 46-33 road victory.
    Nine different players scored for the Tigerettes.
    Chalee Britt led the pack with 11 points. Audrey Freeman followed with 10 points.
    Katie Clapp scored six points. Paige Klocke put in five points.
    Valerie Schmidt scored four points. Trinity Rainey and Makenzie Jemes each tallied three points. Shelbe Butner and Lauren Arnold each added two points.
    The Tigerettes improve to 15-5 overall (3-1 CCC).
    The Tiger boys came into Tuesday night in a bit of a hot streak, winning their last three games in impressive fashion.
    The Indians would hang with the Tigers in the first period, but Macon had the edge 14-13.
    The Tigers would widen their lead in the second period, outscoring Clark County 17-6 to grab a 31-19 halftime lead.
    Macon did suffer a blow in that period, as guard Craig Smith left the game with an unknown leg injury and did not return.
    The Tigers held their lead through the third period, but the Indians did outscore them 18-16 to get within 47-37 heading to the final frame.
    Clark County made it more interesting in the fourth period, outscoring Macon 20-13 in the frame, but the Tigers would prevail in the end, getting the sweep of Clark County with a 60-57 victory.
    Trey Kothe had another strong game for Macon, scoring 19 points. Tyrone Walker followed that with 17 points of his own.
    Kendall Kothe scored seven points. Jon Murray scored six points.
    Brendan Watts and Josh Turner each tallied four points, and Andre Reynolds added three points.
    The Tigers improve to 7-12 overall (4-0 CCC).
    Macon will continue its road trip Friday night with a trek to Ewing Friday to take on Highland.
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