Lady Redhounds overpower Pineville, 58-28
Published 12:32 pm Monday, January 17, 2022
BY PAUL LUNSFORD
CORBIN — The Lady Redhounds came out Thursday against Pineville with fire and desire and rolled to a 58-28 win.
Corbin, losers of two of its last three, jumped out to a 13-3 advantage after one quarter. Shelby Stewart and Kallie Housley each scored five for the Lady Redhounds.
The Corbin lead grew to 28-15 at halftime.
In the third quarter, Darcie Anderson nailed three 3-pointers as the Lady Hounds went up 47-18 after three quarters of play.
Corbin shot 38 percent from the field on 23 of 61 shooting and were seven of 21 from behind the arc.
“We got a win! It was a good night for us. It got us back on track,” said Corbin coach Isaac Wilson.
Pineville has struggled lately, losing five straight and seven out of its last eight games.
Last season, the Lady Lions posted a 61-46 win over Corbin.
Anderson, a sophomore point guard, led Corbin with 14 points and eight rebounds. Stewart, a senior forward, followed with 12 points. Housley added nine points and six boards. Raegan Walker tossed in eight points and grabbed seven rebounds.
Freshman guard Ava Arnett led the Lady Lions with 14 points. Rachel Howard scored six. Abigale Jackson had four while Baileigh Bargo and Malley Smith added two apiece.
Pineville (4-13) opens 51st District play this week, hosting Barbourville on Tuesday and Lynn Camp on Thursday. The Lady Lions will travel to Thomas Walker (Va.) on Saturday.
The Lady Lions posted a 55-44 win over Lynn Camp in a tournament at McCreary Central in December. Pineville fell to Barbourville 80-75 in overtime in the 13th Region All “A” Classic on Jan. 4 in Williamsburg.
Corbin (12-3) plays host to South Laurel on Tuesday, Harlan County on Friday and Buckhorn on Saturday.