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JCMS sweeps Hampton Lady Bulldogs

By: Tim Chambers
Tomahawk Sports Editor
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Johnson County played the role of “Big Dogs” on Thursday and prevented Hampton from stepping on their front porch from start to finish.  The Longhorns scored early and often in their 55-19 win over the middle school Lady Bulldogs.
They held a commanding 19-1 lead after the first quarter and extended that to 32-3 by halftime.
Head coach Kechia Eller was all smiles.
“It wasn’t just one or two players that stepped up,” said Eller. “It was the entire team. This was one of my proudest moments as a coach. I couldn’t be any happier about everyone’s performance. It would be impossible to single one or two players out because all of them played well tonight.

Abby Cornett tallied seven first quarter points. Natalie Winters and Adrian Hall added four apiece.
Winters, Taylor Parsons and Taylor Cox led the offensive charge in the second quarter that saw Johnson County go on an 8-0 run.
Hampton’s best quarter came in the third when they scored 10 points, more than half of their 19 total. They held Johnson County to nine in the frame but got outscored 14-3 during the final frame.
Cox led the way with 10 points and eight rebounds. Cornett tied for team high honors with 11 points and collected four steals. Winters provided 11 points, three steals and four assists. Parsons’ contributions were five points and six rebounds. Hannah Brooks and Hall scored four each. Chloe Arnold swished a three.

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