Shawnee girls 8-0 after win over Cobden

Jordan Johnson scored 17 points to lead undefeated Shawnee to a 46-35 win over visiting Cobden in high school girls’ basketball Monday, Dec. 5.

Taylor Ellis added 13 points for the Lady Redskins. Reagan Brown had 5 points, Gwen Kuehne 4, Taylor Loveless 3 and Sanni Ahokas and Bethany McMahan 2 apiece.

Bekah Russell had 22 points to lead the Appleknockers. Audrey Sirles added 6 points, Laurelin Pitts 3 and Katie Mowell and Haley Tomazzoli 2 each.

Shawnee led 14-6 after one quarter. Cobden fought back for a 18-18 tie going into the halftime break.

The Lady Reds made an 11-7 run in the third quarter to pull ahead 29-25 going into the final period.

“They (Cobden) came out in the first half and kind of handled our pressure,” Shawnee coach Chad Pitts said. “But, in the second half we played pretty well.”

Shawnee outscored Cobden 15-10 in the final period.

The Lady Reds, who improved to 8-0, were to have played Chester on Tuesday.

The Appleknockers, 3-3, are scheduled to play Thursday, today, at home against Vienna.

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