Philip Lady Scotties end District 15B play in near repeat game with White River
The Philip Lady Scotties had defeated the White River Tigers in a close 52-50 match in the last regular season basketball game.
In Philip's first matchup in District 15B play, the Scotties lost to White River in a close 50-52 match. The Monday, February 18th, game put Philip out of the running for the following competitions hosted by White River on Tuesday, February 19th, and Thursday, February 21st.
At districts, the Lady Scotties could not hold on to the lead during the first quarter, but ended the first half with a three point advantage. After halftime the score was still close with only a one point lead for White River to start the last quarter. The game ended, this time, with the Scotties one field goal behind. The Philip girls finished the season 12-9.
Philip 11 26 36 50
White River 19 23 37 52
Philip scorers: Sierra Hook - 15, Kenzy Pinney - 10, Marissa Mann - 9, Tylissa Fitch and Taylor Holman - 6 each, Lindsay Mann - 4. Totals 19 12-15 50.
White River scorers: Shelby Horsley - 14, Caitlin Whiting - 13, Sami Gillen - 10, Kourtney Plooster and Brianne Herman - 4 each, Maci Gillen - 3, Alex Bechtold and Chelse Ludvik - 2 each. Totals 18 13-21 52.
Field goal percentages: Philip - 35, W.R. - 35.
Three point field goals: W.R. - 3 (Horsley - 2, Whiting - 1).
Field goal percentages: Philip - 31 (19 of 62), W.R. - 44 (18 of 41). Rebounding: Philip - 38, W.R. - 23. Philip leaders: Hook - 11, M. Mann - 10, L. Mann - 6, Fitch - 4, Holman - 3, Pinney and Kayla O'Connell - 2 each.
White River rebound leaders: Herman - 6, S. Gillen - 5, M. Gillen - 4, Horsely and Plooster - 3 each, Whiting and Bechtold - 1 each.
Assists: Philip - 11, W.R. - 13. Philip leaders: M. Mann - 4, Pinney and Holman - 2 each, Fitch, Hook, O'Connell - 1 each.
White River assist leaders: Ludvik - 4, Horsely and M. Gillen - 3 each, Whiting - 2, Plooster - 1.
Steals: Philip - 14, W.R. - 14. Philip leaders: Hook and Holman - 3 each, Fitch, L. Mann, Pinney, M. Mann - 2 each.
White River steals leaders: M. Gillen - 5, Whiting and S. Gillen - 3 each, Horsely - 2 Ludvik - 1.
Turnovers: Philip - 31, W.R. - 26. Total fouls: Philip - 16, W.R. - 16. Fouled out: M. Mann.
White River went on to defeat Jones County 47-29 victory in the girls District 13B championship game. Jones County concluded the season 5-18. White River, 11-11, played District 14B champion New Underwood for the Region 7B title in Rapid City on Tuesday, February 26th.