Lady Maroons snap six-game losing streak with 51-49 win over East Jessamine

Dawn Wilson

NICHOLASVILLE - The Pulaski County High School girls basketball team pulled out a narrow 51-49 win over East Jessamine on Saturday.

The Lady Maroons' win in the North/South Shootout Classic snapped a six-game losing skid. However the win didn't come easy as Pulaski County had to overcome a two-point deficit after three quarters of play.

After sitting out a game with injury, junior center Dawn Wilson came out strong with a team-high 13 points. Molli Nelson scored 12 points, and Heidi Thompson scored 11 points. Maddy Dunn scored 8 points, Madeline Blankenship scored 3 points, Sydney Martin scored 3 points and Haylee Ridner scored one point.

Pulaski County (13-10) will travel across town to take on 47th District rivals Somerset on Friday, Feb. 7, at the Briar Patch.

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