BLOOMFIELD – The Fort Madison Lady Bloodhounds got out in front of Davis County and never had to look back as they knocked off the hosts 51-30 on Tuesday night.
The win comes off a tough loss at Washington on Friday where Fort Madison took the Demons into overtime only to lose by six.
The Lady Hounds, who raced out to a 27-18 first half lead, were paced by Mercedes Trimble who led all scorers on the night with 13. Trimble scored nine of the 13 in the first half.
Fort Madison kept the 9 point first half lead through the 3rd quarter for a 34-25 lead, but then pulled away in the final period outscoring the hosts 17-5. Brittiney Harris led the Lady Hounds with six second half points and finished with 11 on the night.
Amber Dilsaver scored 8 points for the Hounds from the post position. Emily Mitchell had six including a 3-pointer followed by Taylor Shannon with 5, Mariah Trimble with 4 and Kamryn Bailey, Sarah Bernhart and Jassmine Bass each with two points.
Fort Madison is 4-13 on the season and travels to Fairfield on Friday to finish up the regular season.
In Friday’s game, the Hounds held a seven point lead at the end of the first half, but Washington outscored the Lady Hounds 22-15 in the second half to force overtime and a 40-34 loss for the Hounds.
Dilsaver led all scorers with 19 points followed by Mercedes Trimble with 11. Harris scored two points. Bailey and Shannon each added a point.