Madison Central opened play in the Jack Burford Classic against Spencer County. The Lady Indians (2-5) were looking to turn things around before the Christmas break but Spencer County had other plans.
Central got the game started scoring 6 of the games first 10 points. Indians led 13-10 after the first quarter but Spencer opened the second quarter on a 10-0 run to take a 7 point lead. Lady Indians wouldn’t score until Lacie Parks knocked in a three pointer midway through the quarter to make it a 4 point game. Parks would knock down three three pointers in the frame but at halftime Indians found themselves down 32-24. Central had 14 turnovers at halftime which resulted in 15 Spencer County points.
Second half started like the second quarter did with the visitors opening with a 7-0 run to extend their lead to 37-24. A three pointer from Taleya Todd sparked a 11-2 run for Madison Central and with 2:34 left in quarter they were down 39-35. The fourth quarter would see Madison Central get within 8 points a couple of times but Spencer County who came into the quarter 5-12 from the foul line went 9-15 in the fourth and held off a comeback attempt from the Lady Indians.
For Madison Central Lacie Parks led the scoring with 19 points, 5-6 behind the arc, Taleya Todd added 11 points, Jakauri McKeithen with 10 points and 6 rebounds, Kelsey Powell with 8 points and 3 assists, Logan Hudson with 6 points and 5 rebounds, Madison Bernard with 6 points. Indians with 23 turnovers that led to 33 points for Spencer County.
Lady Indians return to action Friday afternoon at noon VS McLean County as the Jack Burford Classic continues.