Capital City Girls Basketball vs. Father Tolton
The Capital City Lady Cavaliers dropped a 51-46 decision Monday night to the Father Tolton Lady Trailblazers at Capital City High School.
The two teams traded points for much of the first quarter, which ended with Tolton holding a 9-7 advantage.
The Lady Cavaliers opened the second quarter with a 6-0 run -- getting two baskets from Michele Narug and a steal and layup by Addison Jones -- to take a 13-9 advantage. Capital City led 18-15 at the half.
Capital City used another big surge at the start of the third quarter to take its biggest lead of the game. The Lady Cavaliers opened with a 3-pointer by Jones, followed by a jumper by Aslyn Marshall and a three-point play by Jones to make it 26-15 less than two minutes into the second half.
But Tolton battled back, outscoring Capital City 15-6 the remainder of the quarter to cut the Lady Cavaliers’ lead to 32-30 heading to the fourth quarter.
It was back and forth for much of the fourth quarter. The game was tied on four separate occasions, the last after a putback by Jada Anderson of Capital City knotted the contest at 44 with two minutes left.
The Lady Trailblazers outscored the Lady Cavaliers 7-2 the rest of the way to pick up the victory.
Sadie Sexauer finished with 26 points to lead Tolton (14-9).
Jones finished with 10 points to lead Capital City. Danijah Fluellen and Anderson added eight points each for the Lady Cavaliers.
Capital City (7-17) will return to Central Missouri Activities Conference action Wednesday night against Helias at Rackers Fieldhouse. The JV game will start at 6 p.m., with the varsity contest to follow around 7:30 p.m.