RED VICTORIOUS IN TIGHT PANHANDLE PREP GIRLS ALLSTAR GAME

Posted 7 months ago

By John Axtell

basketball cartoonThe Reds beat the Blues 61-56 in the annual Panhandle Prep All-Star Basketball Game Saturday night at the Cougar Palace in Scottsbluff.

The game featured two very different halves. The Blues led by 12 at the half 38-26, but the Reds outscored them 35-18 after intermission.

The Reds took their first lead since the opening 2:00 at 59-56 on a 3-point by Chadron’s Ashley Kerr with :39 left. Morrill’s Kiley Guerue iced the game with a jumper with only :12 remaining.

Kerr led the Reds with 12 points while Guerue had 11, but MVP honors went to 5-3 guard Taylor Peters of Mitchell. She all had 11 points, 9 in the second half.

Sidney graduate Sarah Mahr of the Blues led all scorers with 15 points, but was the only member of her team to reach double-figures.

Chadron teammates Bailea Kerr and Peyton Hinn had 8 and 7 points, respectively for the Blues, while Katie O’Boyle, who has signed a letter of intent at Chadron State, added 6.

Rylee Trout of Alliance, who scored 5 points for the Blues, topped the 3 other competitors in the 3-point shooting contest and Hannah Grote of Sioux County received a $250 college scholarship from Panhandle Prep magazine.

Blue 38 18–56
Red 26 35–61

RED
Ashlea Kerr 12, Taylor Peters 11, Kiley Guerue 11, Summer Mueller 8, Precious Campbell 4, Hannah Grote 4, Baily Davis 3, Megan Stuart 2, Jerry Straber 2

BLUE
Sarah Mahr 15, Bailea Kerr 8, Peyton Hinn 7, Katie O’Boyle 6, Savannah Walker 5, Katelin Cole 5, Rylee Trout 5, Savanna Jamison 3 Shelby Vogel 2, .