SILO – Rachel Grider scored 15 points to lead the Silo Lady Rebels in a 56-50 victory over the Rattan Lady Rams on Friday night.
The Lady Rams led 16-12 after a back-and-forth first quarter but Silo took the lead in the second quarter after a 10-0 run to close the first half. The Lady Rebels were in the bonus early in second and Katlyn Halley banked in a layup to tie the game, 20-20.
Grider scored five of her fifteen points in the second quarter as the Lady Rebels led 28-20 at halftime. The Lady Rams hit some three-pointers to keep things close in the third quarter but were unable to find any consistency on the offensive end.
Silo led 39-33 heading into the fourth quarter. Hannah Bourne scored a couple of quick buckets to put the Lady Rebels up by ten. The Lady Rams continued to hang around but couldn’t make the final push to take the lead.
Bourne finished the game with 12 points and Kenslie Stanley and Mary Grider each scored 9 points. Kara Felton scored 5 points, Halley scored 4, and Jacque Hendricks rounded out the scoring for Silo with 2 points. This victory wraps up the regular season for the Lady Rebels and will no doubt give them some momentum with district tournaments just around the corner.
Rattan Rams – 58 v. Silo Rebels – 42
The Rebels started the second game off with an early 7-2 lead but the Rams finished the first quarter on a 9-0 run. The Rams continued to play tough defense in the second quarter and led 22-15 at halftime.
Leonard Sandler cut the Rattan lead down to three in the opening minutes of the third quarter and on the next Silo possession Lance House hit 1-of-2 free throws to make it 26-24, Rattan.
The Rams answered with a few well-earned points from Cade Clay to add some cushion to the lead. Sandler scored again on a layup just before the buzzer to make it 37-32 heading into the fourth quarter.
The Rebels couldn’t keep the momentum going and the Rams outscored Silo 21-10 in the fourth to hang on for the win.
Sandler led all Silo scorers with 14 points. Kendall Shives also scored in double-figures with 10 points. Andrew Bolin finished with 6 points and House scored 5 points. This game marks the end of the regular season for Silo with district tournaments beginning next week.
Other scores from district play:
Boys: Achille 72 - Tuner 42: Austin Beene had 27 points and Bradley McKnight had 14 points. VLA beat Milburn 74-61.
Girls: Milburn beat Bennington 51-50.