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Morton Times-News - Morton, IL
  • Potters pounce on Pekin

  • Morton steamrolled the Bloomington girls basketball team Dec. 4.
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  • Morton steamrolled the Bloomington girls basketball team Dec. 4.
    With a 45-20 margin in the middle two quarters, the Potters posted a 57-36 non-conference road victory.
    Chandler Ryan of Morton supplied a game-high 18 points.
    Right behind her was teammate Kate Byrne with 17 points. Both girls got to the free-throw line for nine attempts, with Byrne converting eight.
    The Potters were hot at the charity stripe, making 81 percent (22-of-27).
    Sarah Livingston also was in double figures for the guests with 10 points.
    The only Purple Raider with more than six points was Mary Lawrence with 13.
    MHS 63, Pekin 41
    The Potters won their fourth consecutive game Friday in a Mid-Illini Conference clash at Dawson Hawkins Gymnasium.
    Trailing 15-13 after one quarter, Morton (6-2, 2-0) outscored Pekin 20-2 in the second period.
    Abbie Cox led four Potter double-digit scorers with 13 points.
    Byrne added 12 points, Ryan 11 and Emma Heisler 10 for Morton, which won the second half by a 30-24 margin.
    Bella Jackson also registered eight points for the visitors.
    Jesse Ulrich was the only Dragon with more than seven points. She tallied 11.
    The Potters entered play Tuesday in a three-way conference tie with Washington and Canton, the next two teams up on the schedule.

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