On Tuesday night, RBS hosted Monterey. They Lady Dawgs took a huge lead in the first quarter and outscored Monterey 22-9. The second quarter was a little more evenly matched, but the Lady Dawgs still outscored the Lady Wildcats 17-15 for a halftime score of 39-24.
After intermission, RBS remained in control of the game. The Lady Dawgs were fired up. In the second half, Monterey scored 18 points to Red Boiling Springs 41 points. The final score, Monterey 42, Red Boiling Springs 80.
Eleven Lady Dawgs contributed to their huge win. Laken Leonard once again led in scoring with 22 points. Kelly Rich was the only other Lady Dawg in double digits with 11. Tess Copas, Caylie Dickens, Ashton Gentry, and Whitney Jordan each had 8 points. Rachel Painter and Katelyn Jenkins had 5 and 4 points respectively. Lindsey Hume had 3, and Ciara Green added 1 for a team total of 80.
The second victory of the week came at Pickett County’s expense. The Lady Dawgs started the game in a big way. It seemed as though this game would be just as bad ad the previous one. The first quarter was all Lady Dawgs. Nothing was going anywhere for Pickett County. At the end of the first quarter, RBS was ahead 23-5.
Pickett County was far from giving up. The Lady Bobcats outscored the Lady Dawgs 17-16, but they still faced a 17 point deficit at halftime. Could they score that many points in the second half? And even if they did, would they be able to stop the Lady Dawgs?
The third quarter was a back and forth battle. Scoring was completely even, with each team netting 14 points. The Lady Bobcats managed to outscore the Lady Bulldogs 11-7, but it was too little, too late. The first quarter was just too much to overcome, and RBS pulled away with a 60-47 win.
Laken Leonard and Rachel Painter each had 11, followed by Caylie Dickens and Kelly Rich each with 10. Ashton Gentry had 8, while Whitney Jordan added 6. Tess Copas and Jaclyn Jordan each had 2, for a team total of 60.
The Lady Dawgs will host Trousdale County on Tuesday and travel to Gordonsville on Friday, both of which are region games. The Lady Dawgs record now moves to 9-2 in the district and 22-3 overall.