Posted On: 11/29/19 9:31 PM
Both teams came ready to play in one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the young season. The first quarter was back and forth, neither team was able to get ahead without an answer from the other side. Gibson Southern stepped up defensively in the second quarter, they held Danville to only four points to take a 22-16 lead into halftime.
After the half, Gibson Southern started to dominate both sides of the ball and the glass. They quickly got out to a ten-point lead, using their defense to initiate their offense by forcing turnovers. Gibson Southern took a 41-26 lead into the third quarter. Danville showed some life in the fourth as they cut the Gibson Southern lead down nine, but they went cold after getting several good looks. Gibson Southern hit several shots from the outside in the final minutes to put the game away. The final score was 56-41.
MVP: Meredith Raley - 2020 - 6' F - Gibson Southern - University Southern Indiana Commit
Raley dominated every aspect of the game. She finished the game with 21 points and 15 rebounds. Her motor was impressive and she was able to score at will