Fairport edges R-H in triple OT
(January 8, 2005) — Mallory Kennedy hit a layup with 20 seconds left in the
third overtime, then grabbed a game-clinching rebound to boost Fairport past
Rush-Henrietta 56-55 in Monroe County basketball Friday.
With five seconds left, Lindsay Dakin missed a shot for R-H and Kennedy gained
control to run out the clock.
"Both teams were pressing, both teams shut each other down," said Fairport
first-year head coach Scott Forrest
Fairport led by 10 points but R-H rallied in the fourth. Fairport missed a
foul shot with five seconds left to go into overtime.
R-H turned up its pressure defense with five minutes left in regulation.
Kennedy had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the Red Raiders. Brittany
Wilson grabbed 11 rebounds and Claire Howe added 12 points and five assists
for Fairport (7-3).
Lindsay Dakin and Bria Jackson both scored 12 points for the Royal Comets
Shenise Johnson and Julie Marriott, the leading scorers on both teams, missed
the game because of illness.
Rush-Henrietta128812258—55Fairport119164259—56RUSH-HENRIETTA: Lindsay Dakin
12, Onica Jones 6, Jaslynn Lee 7, Bria Jackson 12, Samantha Case 2, Kate Faas
6, Alysha Poles 4, Kristen Taliento 6, M. Lewis 0, E. Sweeney 0.
FAIRPORT: Colleen Benoit 5, Jonna Roe 7, Mallory Kennedy 17, Laura Sampson 0,
Stephanie Lackey 0, Claire Howe 12, Brittany Wilson 5, Rachel Mattei 6,
Caitlin McKinon 4, Beth Herman 0, Nicole Vaughn 0, Lindsey Mathis 0, Vicki
3-pointers: Jackson 3, Dakin 2, Roe, Howe 2. Fouled out: Jones, Howe, McKinon.