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Lady Jays fall in opener to Shawnee

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The Guthrie Lady Jays basketball team may have made a statement in their season opener against the 4th ranked Shawnee Lady Wolves, but it was not enough of a statement to earn the victory.

Click here to listen to assistant coach Jeff Ball’s post game interview.

Shawnee, currently ranked fourth in 5A, did not have their first lead until 1:41 into the second quarter, but they never relinquished once they grab it. The Lady Wolves improve to 3-0 on the season with a 30-21 win over Guthrie.

Shawnee was held under their season average of 47 points as the Lady Jays defense forced 19 turnovers. The Lady Wolves were paced by Kelsee Grovey and recent move-in Caitlin Ramirez. The duo scored 29 of the teams 30 points led by Grovey’s game high 15 points.

Guthrie jumped out to a 10-8 first quarter lead, including six points from Melinda Murillo. However, the Lady Jays managed just 11 points in the next three-quarters combined. In fact, both teams combined for just 17 second half points.

The Lady Jays struggled against the multiple look zone defense’s that Shawnee supplied. Both teams put up 25 shots with Guthrie shooting 24% and Shawnee 48% from the field.

Murillo scored 11 of the teams 21 points and was named the Farmers and Merchants Bank Player of the Game.

Guthrie returns back to the GHS gym, Friday night, when they host Western Heights. The game can be heard on 105.1 FM and on Guthrie Sports Page.

Guthrie Scorers: Melinda Murillo 11, Gracynn Smith 4, Allyson Chadd 3, Mikalea Murillo 3,

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
 Shawnee  8 12   30
 Guthrie  10  21 

Other Conference games: Carl Albert 55, Western Heights 40

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