Seymour finishes strong to remain undefeated
With the game tied at 34 through three quarters, Seymour’s girls basketball team finished strong Friday night on the road in defeating Rushville 54-47.
The host Lions led 41-38 with 4:10 remaining in the game when Seymour went on a 7-0 run and maintained the lead.
The Owls were a solid 11 of 14 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to help them seal the game and improve to 7-0 on the season.
Rushville managed leads of 8-7 through one quarter and 24-20 at halftime. Seymour then opened the second half on a 14-2 run, capped with Morgan Ritz’s second 3-pointer of the third quarter to make it 34-26.
Following a timeout, Rushville scored the final eight points of the third for a tie game going into the fourth.
Maci Lubker’s only 3-pointer of the game with 3:50 to go made it a 41-all game. A basket inside by Kayla Griffin and a layup by Lindsey Hume helped push the Owls on top for good.
Lubker and Mikayla Fee each scored 13 points for Seymour, and Fee made it a double-double with 10 rebounds. Griffin added 10 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter, and Ritz scored nine.
Allie Smith led Rushville (1-6) with a game-high 18 points, and Kaitlyn Howe scored eight of her 10 points from the free-throw line.