GALLATIN The Station Camp High girls basketball team outscored Cane Ridge by a 22-14 margin in the third quarter en route to a 59-58 victory to conclude its regular season.
Sophomore guard Jane Deason scored 18 points – all of them in the second half – to lead the Lady Bison (10-18) offensively, including seven points over a span of 90 seconds in the fourth quarter. She collected a steal and finished with a layin to give the Lady Bison a 46-45 lead with 5:24 remaining.
Cane Ridge’s Sydnie Ward hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cut the final margin to one point.
Junior Emiline Payne tossed in 15 points, including the Lady Bison’s first seven points of the third quarter. That cut Cane Ridge’s lead to three (32-29) with 6:31 left in the period.
Both Payne and sophomore Carolyn Fitch hit 3-pointers in the first quarter, and sophomore Sydney Creager provided a late layin to cut the Lady Raven lead to 14-8 after the opening quarter.
Station Camp closed the first half on a 7-0 run, trimming Cane Ridge’s lead to 28-22 at halftime after the Lady Ravens led by as many as 13 points (28-15) with 2:30 left in the half.
Gabby Bell paced the Lady Ravens with 19 points.
The seventh-seeded Lady Bison will play on Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the District 9-AAA Tournament quarterfinals at Portland High School. Their opponent will be determined by a coin flip between Mt. Juliet and Hendersonville, with the winner receiving the No. 2 seed in the tournament.
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CANE RIDGE (58) – Gabby Bell 19, Sydnie Ward 17, Tai Draper 8, Brooke Smith 8, Kennedy Caruther 4, Alex Neal 2.
STATION CAMP (59) – Jane Deason 18, Emiline Payne 15, Cassidy Fry 7, Olivia Delk 6, Carolyn Fitch 6, LaPraysia Ward 5, Sydney Creager 2.
Half: 28-22, Cane Ridge. Three-point goals: Cane Ridge 2 (Smith 1, Ward 1), Station Camp 7 (Deason 2, Fitch 2, Payne 2, Fry 1). Records: Station Camp 10-18.