Lady Mules Kick Past Hopkins Central 56-43

The Fairfield Community (Ill.) Lady Mules got 21 points from junior forward Leah Bowers and knocked off Hopkins County Central 56-43 Friday night in Mortons Gap.

Fairfield, now 8-1, led just 26-18 at halftime, but extended the margin to 45-28 through three quarters.

Madison Grigg led the Lady Storm with 11 points. Hailie Hollis added eight while Keli Reynolds and Keri Reynolds each scored seven points.

Hopkins Central is now 1-1.

The Lady Storm will play again at 1 p.m. Saturday when it faces Union County in the 6th/7th District Challenge at Hopkins Central.

Fairfield, Ill.     14   12   19   11 — 56
Hopkins Cent.   9     9   10   15 — 43

Fairfield, Ill. (8-1) — Bowers 21, Smith 9, Stewart 8, Sutton 7, Dagg 5, Titzer 4, Frymire 2.
Hopkins Central (1-1) — Grigg 11, Hollis 8, Kel. Reynolds 7, Ker. Reynolds 7, Fritz 6, Sutton 4.