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Southwestern Randolph vs Jordan-Matthews Girls Basketball CT Tournament Rd 1 Gm 3

The Lady Cougars of Southwestern Randolph posted a 48-36 win over the Jordan-Matthews Jets on Thursday. Southwestern Randolph led 16-11 at the end of the first quarter, but Jordan-Matthews made a game of it in the second. The Jets would cut the lead to two by halftime as the Cougars led 22-20. Southwestern Randolph would surge ahead in the third quarter and never looked back. Top scorers for the Cougars were Heaven Maness with 25 points, Kenzie Whitson with 15, and Jessieanne Lanier with 4. For the Jets Melanie Russell led the way with 10 points, while Carie Mote finished with 8 points. Jacelyn Mitchell finished with 7 points for Jordan-Matthews.

Southwestern Randolph will take on the Eastern Randolph Wildcats in the second semifinal on Friday at 7:30PM.