Kelly girls fall in title game

Friday, February 29, 2008

Host Portageville rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to beat Kelly 53-34 in Thursday night's Class 3 District 1 girls championship game.

Kelly led 23-18 at the break, but was outscored 35-11 in the second half, including 9-0 in the fourth quarter.

Jelleea Drake led Portageville with 16 points, while Kayla Cissell paced Kelly with 11 points.

Portageville 53, Kelly 34

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Portageville810269--53

KELLY (34) -- Londyn Backfisch 5, Kayla Cissell 11, Tara Johnson 8, Kristen Powell 2, Debra Hall 8. FG 15, FT 4-6, F 15. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none).

PORTAGEVILLE (53) -- Jelleea Drake 16, Mallory Bidewell 6, Anna Long 4, Brittney Walker 13, Courtney Chamberlain 5, Kellye Penn 9. FG 20, FT 10-17, F 11. (3-pointers: Bidewell 1, Walker 1, Chamberlain 1. Fouled out: none).

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