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Fillies win second on Saturday, drop close one at Bracken Co.

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By Mike Aldridge

Coach Kim Furnish summed up the weekend with one comment on Saturday night.  
“After the first quarter, we finally went out and took care of business,” the second-year Fillies mentor said.
This could have applied to the first 13 games of the year as the Fillies looked like they learned how to put a team away Saturday night after a season-to-date of leading and losing the lead.  
Thursday night the Fillies played the 10-2 Lady Bears to a tough 53-46 loss after trailing by only one point going into the final eight minute stanza.  
Foul trouble plagued Harrison County with three Fillies being disqualified with personals and one other with four.  
For the night, the home-standing Bracken County girls were whistled for 15 fouls while pressing man-to-man the entire game and the Fillies committed 24 personal fouls playing a two-three zone.  
The Lady Bears were 21 of 30 from the charity stripe while the Fillies were 10 of 16.  
The Lady Bears were led in scoring by freshman Bailey Cummins who hit for 21 points as she made 12 of 14 free tosses.  
Junior Brooke Woods was the only other Lady Bear in double figures with 11.  
Coach Patrick Kelsch’s squad is almost totally underclassmen and is one of the favorites in the 10th Region.   
Jordan Doram led all scorers with 24 points on nine field goals and a 6-for-8 free-throw performance.  
Doram also had 14 rebounds.  Eighth grader Taylor Reffett was next in scoring for the Fillies with seven points along with six rebounds.  
Freshman Madison Philpott was second in rebounds with seven.  
Turnovers were the problem for the Fillies as they committed 31 miscues.
Saturday night saw the Fillies improve to 2-12 with a 68 to 45 drubbing of Maysville St. Patrick’s Saints.  
The first period started off like many have this year with a flurry of turnovers and an opponent shooting very well.  
It was the Saints’ McKayla Likens who had the early hot hand as she scored 12 of her team-high 18 points in the opening quarter.  
Doram, like Likens, was the only player on her team to score in the first period making nine points as the Saints took a 12-9 lead to the first quarter huddle.  
That was all the fun the St. Pat girls would have for the evening as with three minutes left in the first half, Reffett scored on a bank shot from the left side of the key to give the Fillies a lead they would never relinquish.  
The Fillies outscored the Saints in the second quarter to take a 10-point 26-16 lead into the locker room at the half.   
Reffett scored seven of her game total nine points in the second period when the Fillies were establishing control of the game.  
Doram and senior Elizabeth Boyers led the Fillies’ charge in the third period as they again dominated the Saints.  
Boyers hit two big three pointers and Doram had nine points in the stanza as Harrison County out scored St. Patrick by 26-6 to take a 50-22 lead going into the final period.
Furnish played all of her bench in the last period with several of the youngsters including sixth grader Madison Kellione contributing points.  
The diminutive Kellione scored a three-point play on a drive down the lane late in the game for her three points for the night.  
Doram led the Fillies with an outstanding 31-point performance to go along with eight rebounds.   
She saw very limited action in the fourth quarter.  
Philpott was the leading rebounder for Harrison County as she grabbed nine boards.  
Reffett’s nine points were second for the Fillies with both Boyers and sophomore Kassidy Cook tallying eight.  
Likens was the leading scorer for St. Patrick’s with 18 points.  
The Fillies out rebounded the Saints by a 30-to-24 margin and committed 20 turnovers to 16 for the Saints.