By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer
LOG MOUNTAIN — The North Laurel Lady Jaguars continued to struggle Monday, falling to Bell County on the road, 84-45.
The Lady Jaguars opened the season with five straight losses before knocking off Jackson County last week. Monday’s loss sends them to 1-6 on the season.
Bell County’s Maci Morris led the way for Bell County with an 18-point effort, while Kendall Ellington’s 10 points were tops for the Lady Jaguars.
Bell County jumped ahead early, grabbing a 28-11 lead at the end of the first quarter and extending that lead to 50-21 by the time halftime rolled around.
The margin got even bigger as the second half got underway as the Lady Bobcats pushed the gap to 70-34 with eight minutes left to play in the game.
Bell County 84, North Laurel 45
North Laurel 11 10 13 10 45
Bell County 28 22 20 14 84
North Laurel (45) – Ellington 10, Wyatt 7, Gray 7, Lawson 7, Carpenter 6, Raines 4, Chesnut 3, Bridges 1.
Bell County (84) – Morris 18, Sanders 12, Robbins 9, Johnson 8, Taylor 7, Collins 7, Garnett 6, Collett 6, Boatright 6, Miracle 3, Brock 2.
By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer
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Leading the way
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Yes you, May
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