Girls' basketball | Hilliard leads Southern over Whitefield with 16-point 4th quarter

Girls' basketball | Hilliard leads Southern over Whitefield with 16-point 4th quarter

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Girls' basketball | Hilliard leads Southern over Whitefield with 16-point 4th quarter

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Makaila Hilliard scored 16 of her 24 points in the fourth quarter to help lead Southern to a 57-51 victory over host Whitefield Academy on Friday night in girls’ basketball.

The Trojans (6-9), who were in a 20-20 tie at halftime, outscored the Wildcats 22-15 in the final quarter.

Rachel Cowles went 11 of 12 from the free-throw line and scored 15 points for Whitefield (4-12).

* Senior Danielle Lawrence had 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help lead the host Bearettes.Butler 83, Mercy Academy 62:

Freshman guard Breia Torrens scored 14 points and sophomore Allison Just had 11 for Butler (13-2).

Elizabeth Anderson had 13 points and six rebounds for the Jaguars (9-6).

: Alexis Graham and Breanna Richardson scored nine points each and 10 other players scored for the visiting Cougars (8-8), who held the Redhawks (1-11) to just four points in the second half.* Bullitt Central 59, Seneca 15

: Josie Hockman scored 26 points and Olivia Morabito had 15 for the host Cougars (8-6), who took a 17-7 lead in the first quarter and maintained control throughout. The Tigers are 7-10.* Holy Cross 65, Fern Creek 50

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