The Knights’ season came to an end tonight with a loss to Farmington in the state semi-final game. The Knights scored first on an and1 by Kendal Cox, but then got down 17-8 before going on a 9-0 run to tie the game at 17. In the next nine minutes, the Tigers outscored the Knights 19-10 to take a 36-27 lead at halftime. The Tigers scored first in the second half and then the Knights cut the deficit to two points on back-to-back-to-back three point shots from Tessa Johnson, Lily Tennyson, and another one from Johnson. The two teams were tied at 44 with 10:52 remaining in the game. Shots didn’t fall down the stretch and the Tigers slowly pulled away in a 78-59 win. Johnson led all scorers with 27 points. Kenzie Kramer scored 12 points and 4 assists. Lily Tennyson led the rebounds with 7. Cox and Vanessa Alexander combined for 11 points and 9 rebounds. Emma Miller chipped in 6 points.
Although not the ending we had hoped for, we are extremely proud of this team – especially the unwavering leadership of the amazing seniors. Karis, Kenzie, Lily, Vanessa, Tatum, and our managers, Claudia and Maddie – hold your heads high! You have left your mark on STMA GBB. Your effort, attitude, and heart is second to none. Be proud of your legacy…we certainly are!
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**Reminder – due to Coronavirus concerns, the MSHSL has cancelled the third place game scheduled for Saturday.