SARAH KELLEY

Sophomore • 5-11 • Center

The Houston Lady Tigers snapped a five-game losing skid with a 56-36 victory against Fulton last Saturday in the seventh-place game of the Rolla Holiday Tournament.

Sarah Kelley and Kylee Elmore scored 14 points apiece for Houston, which led 19-9 after the first quarter. All 10 HHS players scored.

The Lady Tigers (3-6) held Fulton to 24.4 percent shooting and had a 34-24 advantage on the boards.

The previous day, Sedalia outscored the Lady Tigers 12-6 in the fourth quarter for a 39-33 victory. 

Kelley scored 14 points to lead HHS. Elmore had 11 points, five rebounds and five steals before fouling out.

Houston was 13-for-28 at the foul line.

In the tournament opener, the Lady Tigers were held to four or less points in three different quarters in a 72-18 loss to St. James.

Kelley had 12 points and freshman Jaydin Ramsey scored six. They were the only HHS plays who scored.

St. James scored 22 of the game’s first 24 points and led 37-10 at the half.

BOX SCORES

Dec. 28

Houston        19      12      17      8      –      56   
Fulton    9    7    12    8     –    36 

HOUSTON (56) – Kylee Elmore 14. Shelby Cremer 1. Abby Casper 2. Sydney Cremer 7. Makayla Koch 6. Emily Shea 1. Sarah Kelley 14. Jaydin Ramsey 1. Kaylea Preheim 8. Alyssa Hayes 2. FG 20. FT 12-20. F 17. (3-pointers: Elmore 2, Preheim 2. Fouled out: none).

FULTON (36) – Sloane Totta 5. Rachel Gusvo 10. Baileigh Horstmeier 7. NaShayla Brandt 13. Laurel Royer 1. FG 11. FT 10-14. F 15. (3-pointers: Gusvo 2, Totta, Brandt. Fouled out: none).

Dec. 27

Houston       11      6      10      6      –      33   
Sedalia    10    8    9    12    –    39 

HOUSTON (33) – Kylee Elmore 11. Shelby Cremer 1. Abby Casper 2. Sydney Cremer 3. Sarah Kelley 14. Jaydin Ramsey 1. Kaylea Preheim 1. FG 9. FT 13-28. F 15. (3-pointers: Elmore 2. Fouled out: Elmore).

SEDALIA (39) – Jessica Coble 14. Abby Knight 12. Cheyanne Tumlinson 2. Maddie Harding 3. Abby Perkins 8. FG 12. FT 13-19. F 21. (3-pointers: Coble, Harding. Fouled out: none).

Dec. 26

Houston       2      8      4      4      –      18   
St. James      22    15    24      11    –    72 

HOUSTON (18) – Sarah Kelley 12. Jaydin Ramsey 6. FG 8. FT 2-7. F 12. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none).

ST. JAMES (72) – Alexis Uffman 16. Alia Kean 3. Devin Fuhring 13. Hannah Perona 3. Kenzie Guese 8. Ashlee Marlatt 13. Shaura Rinehart 14. Amie Diestelkamp 2. FG 25. FT 13-17. F 6. (3-pointers: Marlatt 3, Rinehart 3, Uffman, Kean. Fouled out: none).

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