Shields Valley girls go 1-1 over weekend

By: 
Neil Patrick Healy
The Shields Valley girls went 1-1 over the weekend, beating the White Sulphur Springs Hornets on Friday, 37-31, and losing to the Harlowton Engineers Saturday, 41-30. 
 
After a low-scoring first half, the Rebels outscored the Hornets 12-4 in the third quarter to take a 28-14 lead. White Sulphur Springs would put together a hot fourth quarter by outscoring Shields Valley 17-9 and scoring more points in the final quarter than in the previous three, but it wasn’t enough to finish the comeback. Jen Fairchild and Lauren Flatt led the Rebels in scoring with 12 points apiece. 
 
Saturday’s matchup against Harlowton saw another slow start, with Shields Valley down 17-13 going into halftime. The Rebels kept it tight through the second half, cutting the lead to six at the end of the third quarter. The Engineers were able to hold on and ice the game in the fourth quarter, though, walking away with an 11-point win. 
 
Flatt led the Rebels in scoring with 10 points on4-of-11 shooting, followed by Fairchild with seven on 3-of-10 shooting. 
 
Shields Valley improved to 4-5 and play Gardiner on Thursday. 
 

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