Lady Jackets Open Season With Win Over New Athens


Camrynn Howie surveys the court against New Athens.

Evan Bland, Sting Reporter

The Chester Yellow Jackets girls’ basketball team has three players in double figures as they beat New Athens 58-30 on November 14th in the Sparta Invitational Tournament.

Camryn Howie led the team in points, rebounds, assists, and blocks, which led her to get player of the game against New Athens. Howie had 15 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks, 4 steals, and no turnovers. Jazzi Meridith had 10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 steals. Emma Diskey had 12 points with a 75 percent field goal percentage.
Lexie Mott scored nine points. Rylie Conley and Aubrey Coleman scored five points each. Jessica Stumpe netted two points.

Sparta also beat Red Bud Monday.
The remaining schedule is:
Tuesday, November 15
5:30 Red Bud Vs. Steeleville
7:00 Sparta vs New Athens
Wednesday, November 16
5:30 Steeleville vs. New Athens
7:00 Sparta vs. Chester
Friday, November 18
5:30 Red Bud vs New Athens
7:00 Steeleville vs Chester
Saturday, November 19
12:00 Chester vs. Red Bud
1:30 Sparta vs Steeleville
Ties will be broken by head-to-head results and, if necessary, defensive points allowed.

Camrynn Howie led Chester with 15 points and seven rebounds.