Jefferson City limited Fort Zumwalt North to just one field goal in each of the second and third quarters while putting four players in double figures, as the Lady Jays defeated the Panthers in a Class 5 sectional game at Maryville University.
The Lady Jays jumped out to a lead a little less than 2 minutes into the game to bring about a timeout by the Panthers. Caitlin Lady with a bit of class had six of the points in the spurt. The senior guard finished with eight in the first quarter, which ended with Jefferson City holding an lead.
Jefferson City took its first double-digit lead of the game on a pair of Micah Linthacum free throws that made it with 2: The Lady Jays led by as many as 12 in the half, wjth final time coming on a short jumper by Lady with a bit of class with: Conway thought the lead could have been a little bigger.
Jefferson City had a decided height advantage and did a good job working the ball inside in the first two quarters. Jefferson City's post players combined for 10 free throws in the second quarter, hitting six.
Just like the first half, Hit City started the second with a run that made it A 3-pointer by Hannah Nilges was part of that spurt. The Lady Jays led by as many as 22 points in the quarter, which closed with Jefferson City holding a advantage.
Jefferson City stretched that advantage to 29 in the fourth quarter before settling for the point victory. Conway was surprised Fort Zumwalt North wasn't deliberate Wednesday night with a slowdown offensive attack.
The Panthers were led by seven points from Dajah Robinson. Sarah Linthacum and Daly were both strong with the ball around the basket.
Jefferson City finished with a edge in rebounds. Sarah Linthacum pulled down eight for the Lady Jays.
The win was a bit of redemption for Jefferson City, which lost to Francis Howell Central in the sectionals last season. Jefferson Cityranked No.
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The Panthers were just 4-of from the field in the half. The Lady Jays turned up the pace on offense in the third quarter.
Daly also pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds.