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February 19, 2013

John Battle stops Honaker girls

BRISTOL, Va. —  A fourth-quarter rally by the girls from Honaker came up four points short on Monday night, as John Battle took a 49-45 win. The Tigers had fallen behind 19-6 after the first quarter and could not make it off Bottle Hill Drive with a win in the Region D, Division 2 playoffs.

Leading the way for Honaker were senior Morgan Stevens and sophomore Laken Robinette, who scored 10 and nine points respectively.

John Battle moves on to play tonight at Wise County Central in the quarterfinals.

At John Battle High School

HONAKER

Musick 2 1-1 5, Wolford 0 0-0 0, Brown 3 0-0 6, Miller 2 1-2 6, Robinette 4 1-2 9, Elswick 1 0-2 2, Stevens 4 2-2 10, Shelton 1 0-1 3, Hess 0 0-0 0, Meade 2 0-0 4. Totals 19 5-10 45.

JOHN BATTLE

Childress 0 0-0 0, Casteel 2 2-2 6, Haderer 1 0-0 2, Balthis 4 1-1 10, Frank 1 0-0 2, Harris 5 0-0 11, Rutherford 4 1-3 10, Fisher 1 0-0 2, Jacobs 1 0-0 2, Lowe 0 0-0 0, Luchini 0 0-0 0, Hawkins 2 0-0 4. Totals 21 4-6 49.

Honaker..............6   11   13   15 — 45

John Battle.......19   13     7   10 — 49

3-point goals -- Honaker 2 (Miller, Shelton), Battle 3 (Balthis, Harris, Rutherford). Total fouls - Honaker 13, Battle 14. Fouled out - None.

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