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Nettes hit 17 three-pointers in record-setting game

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        Reagan Harwood shoots the 17th three-point shot in the Nettes’ game against Ridgeland. The team set a single game record of 17 three-pointers in a game.

 

        The Nettes kept rolling last week as they secured two more wins over Ridgeland and Dawson County.

On Tuesday, January 19th the Nettes rolled into Ridgeland for a region contest.  They left with a 92-23 win and set a new single game record of 17 made threes in a game. 

The record was previously broken last year vs Chattooga when the Nettes made 16 threes. Seven Nettes would contribute to the total and 11 Nettes would score in the game. Ninety-two points in regulation was also the highest scoring mark since 96 points were scored against Forsyth Central in 1999.

Cassidy Richards led all scorers with 15. She also had seven blocks. Carmyn Mullins added 13, Kealy Hillhouse 11, Bella Howell and Madison Powell with 10.

Friday’s game with NW was postponed due to the Lady Bruins being in quarantine. 

The Nettes capped the week’s action with a trip to neighbor Dawson County.  Fans enjoyed an exciting game as the Nettes came back from a 13 point deficit at the half by the end of the third quarter, only trailing 52-53. 

The Nettes continued their second half run and edged ahead for a 69-62 win.   Cassidy Richards had a season high 21 points to help lead the comeback. Freshmen Caroline Mullins and Bello Howell added 16 and 12 in the effort.  Senior Kealy Hillhouse contributed 10.  

The Nettes entire team played strong defense in the 2nd half as they held the Lady Tigers to just 12 points in the 3rd and 9 in the 4th.  The Nettes have moved their record to 14-3 and will travel to N. Murray on Tuesday, Jan 26th.