McLouth splits with Jackson Heights
Junior McLouth High guard Missy Rome scored 28 points to lead the Bulldogs girls basketball team to a 61-36 victory over visiting Jackson Heights on Tuesday.
Rome made nine field goals and went 10-for-11 from the free-throw line.
MHS (9-10) got 10 points from junior forward Cassidy Bristol, and eight points apiece from Morgan Drinnon and Kylie Shufflebarger.
The McLouth boys lost to Jackson Heights, 53-48.
Senior Bulldogs forward Derrick Crouse led MHS with 19 points and junior point guard Cole Batman was right behind him with 18.
McLouth (2-17) had a two-point lead after one quarter and trailed by one at the half but Jackson Heights got some separation in the third when it outscored MHS 15-10.
The McLouth teams close their regular-season schedules on Friday at Doniphan West.