Multiple Teams · Lady Knights Beat Wildcats

The last day of the trimester doubled as the first day of the girls’ basketball season, and the Lady Knights got off to a good start with a 27-21 win over Franklin County to spoil the Wildcats home opener. SD started the game with a 6-0 run and never trailed, despite Franklin County clawing back to within 3 points in the 4th quarter. They led 9-4 after 1, 19-8 at the half and 22-17 after 3. Ellen Barrett was the leading scorer for SD with 9, followed closely by Emily Townsend with 7. Kooper Vertz threw in 5, while Morgan Bressert, Morgan Wolfer and Shelbi Kurtz each added 2.