Carterville ends season for A-J girls

Carterville avenged an earlier loss to Anna-Jonesboro with a 56-49 win in first-round action of the Class 2A high school girls’ basketball regional at Murphysboro Tuesday, Feb. 9.

The Lady Wildcats led 19-15 after one quarter and were ahead 20-19 at the half.

A-J led 31-30 going into the final period but the Lady Lions went on a 16-8 run in the frame to post the come-from-behind win.

Emma Basler scored 18 points to lead the Lady Wildcats.

Chandra Parr added 10 points, Rachel Hayden 8, Destiny Dillow 7, Jessi Stone 4 and Valerie Pender 2.

The Lady Wildcats had 6 3-pointers with Hayden and Parr leading the way with two apiece.

A-J finished its season at 10-17 overall.


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