Girls Basketball Roundup: Feb. 7: Thayer makes enough free throws to hold off Dexter 42-41

The Thayer girls basketball team converted at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and held off the Dexter Bearcats 42-41 Saturday at the Libla Family Sports Complex in Poplar Bluff.

The Bobcats (7-7) went 4-for-7 from the free-throw line in the fourth, while Dexter (9-11) went 0-for-3. Overall, they outscored Dexter 13-7 from the line.

Dexter’s Dulcie Pullen scored a game-high 29 points, and Karlee Keirsey added eight, including two 3-pointers.

Madyson Kerley paced Thayer with 23 points.

Thayer held quarter leads of 13-8, 23-17 and 36-35.


THAYER — Madyson Kerley 23, Callie Johnson 8, Madalyn Donahue 6, Cailee Garrison 3, Marissa Webber 2, Madison Neldon 0, Avery Pierce 0, Kylie Price 0, Katelyn Wade 0. FG 14, FT 13-23, F 14. Fouled out: Donahue. (3-pointers: Kerley).

DEXTER — Dulcie Pullen 29, Karlee Keirsey 8, Rachel Cobb 2, Magi McBride 2, Mikayla Dodson 0, Caitlin Giles 0, Abbie Lloyd 0, Avery Neely 0, Allison Turbo 0. FG 16, FT 7-13, F 16. (3-pointers: Keirsey 2).

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