NEW MADISON – The Franklin Monroe girls basketball team gave Tri-Village a good game early on Thursday before the Patriots pulled away for a 66-35 victory.
At the end of the first quarter the score was 16-14 in favor of Tri-Village. Then in the second quarter the Patriots added to their lead and finished the first half up 34-24.
After halftime Tri-Village came back out and kept increasing its lead, making it a 51-28 advantage through three quarters. The Patriots pulled way even more in the fourth quarter for the 66-35 final score.
The victory was the 200th for Tri-Village girls basketball coach Brad Gray.
“Franklin Monroe is a team of young kids,” Gray said. “They will definitely get better and be a good team. In the first quarter they made us look bad as they gave us a great game.”
Allie Downing led Tri-Village with 20 points in the victory. Also for the Lady Patriots, Danika Mann had eight points, Autaum Moore had seven, Trisa Porter had seven, Edie Morris had six, Lissa Siler had six, Rachel Miller had five, and Emma Printz scored three.
Corina Conley led Franklin Monroe with 14 points. Also for the Lady Jets, Belle Cable had five points, Audrey Cable had four, Kinsey Goins had four, Chloe Brumbaugh had three, Kennedy Morris had three, and Tara Goubeaux scored two points.