night ing that go Cer ntr r just hurt md Me E: “We came out of that game “last night Jus of beat up. TI OPOLIS — — Lar TE" “We just ran out of gas. bondale openedupa . That's what Carbondale close game with a big does to you.” final quarter for a 59-45 Ieisha Sanders led Mt. win against Mt. Vernon on Vernon with 15 points. Tuesday night. - Hannah Owens added 11 The matchup was the 3A points and 11 rebounds. semifinals of the Massac = Courtney Scarbrough fin- ished ith 14 Ruins, | County regional. rept us He Ew - Cima s Kali Ba- con led all scorers with 25 points and added e boards. “They’re i so bal- anced,” Lonnon said. “You can’t really figure who's going to be their “EUA scorer on any ds bats à in the game, Mt. Vernon was down just two points early in the fourth quarter when Scar- AE An: a : À SEE Je ona ver to the basket. À | with, a 3 ointer from E pH A E be ie ak ai - a pen y e ; А he vane E Fc lai “re au Carbondale responded fhe ster Mille) iaa the advantage to 47-40. Later in the quarter, Scarbrough got the Lady Rams to within four at 47-43 with a three, but Mt. Vernon never got closer. Midway through the final SEE SEMI PAGE 2B SEMI Season ends for Lady Rams FROM PAGE 1B quarter, the Lady Ter- riers extended their lead to double figures. Both regular season games between the two South Seven Con- ference teams were close, and the early portion of Tuesday’s game was no different as both teams grap- pled for control. Car- bondale did extend a lead and ended the opening period with an offensive spurt to seize a 19-10 edge. The Both regular season games between the two South Seven Conference teams were close, and the early portion of Tuesday's game was no different as both teams grappled for control. Carbondale did extend a lead and ended the opening period with an offensive spurt to seize a 19-10 edge. margin ballooned to 13 bucket to get the Lady near the beginning of the second at 23-10. Mt. Vernon chipped away at the deficit. Owens completed a three-point play to make the score 23- 15. Scarbrough later canned an outside shot to make the mar- gin 25-22. Scarbrough ended the half with a Rams to within a point at 27-26. “We knew we'd make a run or two,” Lon- _ non said. “But we also knew they would make a run or two. It just so happened they waited until the final quarter to make theirs.” Mt. Vernon ended the season 15-10 overall.