Lady Miners win benefit
BAUXITE – The Bauxite Lady Miners hosted the England Lady Lions in a benefit game at Fred Dawson Gym on Thursday night and turned a close game into a 56-41 blowout. The Lady Miners led 24-22 at the half before increasing their lead the next two quarters.
The scoring for Bauxite was evenly distributed as three players each scored 12 points in senior Mary Crow, junior Allison Tackett, and senior Morgan Case. Tackett hit 2 of 4 from the 3-point line, Case had eight rebounds and two assists, and Crow had nine assists, five rebounds and four steals.
Senior Makayla Blanchett finished with nine points and junior Amy Etheridge had five.
The Lady Miners shot 40 percent from the field, including just 4 of 19 from 3-point range.
Bauxite will play in the Arkansas Alumni Classic at Little Rock Hall High School beginning on Monday.