MT. VERNON —
Mt. Vernon stayed closed throughout the second half as the Lady Terriers kept a lead but shook free from Mt. Vernon.
In the final minute, Mt. Vernon was able to close the gap. Courtney Scarbrough hit a 3-pointer to make the score 55-52 in the final minute. Ryan kept the deficit at three with a jumper from the baseline with 17 seconds left.
Achsah Greer led Carbondale with 14 points. McKena Miller added 13, and Kaili Bacon finished with 12.
“I thought Greer was the one that hurt us more than anybody, but Greer's been playing well lately,” Lonnon said.
Mt. Vernon is 8-5 this season and 5-1 in South Seven Conference play.