apollo eagles logo 2015OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/8/19) — Host Apollo managed to pull away to defeat 3rd Region counterpart Ohio County 57-43 in a girls' high school basketball game on Thursday night.

With the win, Apollo improved to 15-10.

Ohio County, the winningest team in the 3rd Region, dropped to 20-7 with the loss.

Kassidy Daugherty led Apollo with a game-high 20 points. Daugherty connected on four 3-point field goals for the E-Gals.

Apollo featured three scorers in double figures as Lexi Shadowen netted 12 points and Amber Dunn contributed 10 points, along with eight rebounds and two assists.

Aiding the Apollo attack, Zoe Floyd scored eight points and pulled down 10 rebounds.

The E-Gals outscored Ohio County 21-6 in the opening quarter. Homestanding Apollo led 32-18 at halftime.

Rain Embry paced Ohio County with 12 points and eight rebounds. Embry was the only Ohio County player to reach double figures in the scoring column.

 

 

Steve LeMaster

SurfKY News Sports