Four players score in double figures as FC throttles Crawford PDF Print E-mail

The Floyd Central Lady Highlanders looked like a well-oiled machine in their quarterfinal matchup last Thursday in the FC Shootout.
Crawford County kept the score close for eight minutes, trailing 14-11, but Floyd cranked up the defensive pressure and put the dial on cruise control in an 86-35 win.
The Lady Wolfpack actually led 11-10 after Brooke Sauer converted an old-fashioned three-point play.
The Lady Highlanders recaptured the lead when Tori Kinglsey scored after grabbing an offensive rebound.
FC never looked back.
Brooke Hinton scored a basket at the end of the first quarter and one to start the second. Then Kingsley scored after grabbing another of her eight rebounds.
Riley Kaiser hit a two off an assist from Kelsey Mayfield to complete a 10-0 run.
Crawford ended the spurt, but only momentarily, when Mikayala Bowman converted an and-one situation.
The Lady Highlanders continued to cruise.
Another 10-0 run by FC was orchestrated thanks to a basket by Kelsey Smith and two baskets each by Mayfield and Madison Kaiser.
Mayfield hit two more baskets and Madison Kaiser scored again, and Floyd was rolling 37-21.
The big lead turned into a blow out thanks to a quick start in the second half by Hinton.
Hinton hit a three, grabbed an offensive board and scored an and-one and hit two free throws as the Highlander lead expanded to 44-24.
Kelsey Smith scored two off a steal, Kinglsey got another two off an offensive board, Kate Kaiser hit a shot and Hinton scored again, putting FCHS on top 53-24.
The Lady Highlanders continued to excel in the fourth quarter as Mayfield scored a number of baskets, which lead to her game-high 23 points.
Hinton finished with 18, Kingsley had 14 to go along with her eight rebounds and Madison Kaiser had 12 points and eight rebounds.
Heading into the fourth quarter Floyd had out-rebounded Crawford County, who was led by senior Chelsea Jellison with 15 points, 28-11.
The Lady Highlanders advanced for a Friday morning showdown against Louisville Presentation.
Crawford moved to the loser’s bracket against Louisville Seneca.