The Lady Knights came out ready to play Tuesday evening. Although the Lady Knight’s led after the first quarter, a big second quarter for McCutcheon gave them a 36-29 lead going into halftime. The Lady Knights answered with a big third quarter, scoring 20 points in the third alone. They limited turnovers, battled on the boards, and juniors Lexi Thompson and Halle Blumling each hit two big three’s that helped to change the momentum. The Lady Knights led 49-47 going into the fourth quarter. The Lady Knights were able to keep their composure and take care of the ball in the last 8 minutes of play, resulting in a 60-57 victory over the Lady Mavericks.
Junior Lexi Thompson led the knights with a game high 28 points, 3 assists and 1 steal. Also on the board for the Lady Knights was senior Jennifer Mills with 10 points and 9 rebounds. Senior Makenna Meister and junior Halle Blumling each added 8 points.