The Macks Creek Lady Pirates used their best first half of the season to claim a 54-44 home win over Humansville on Thursday night. Macks Creek led 30-14 at halftime and made 15 of 16 free throw attempts in the fourth quarter, overcoming two starters (Miranda Collins, Juli Hix) that fouled out.


The Macks Creek Lady Pirates used their best first half of the season to claim a 54-44 home win over Humansville on Thursday night.

Macks Creek led 30-14 at halftime and made 15 of 16 free throw attempts in the fourth quarter, overcoming two starters (Miranda Collins, Juli Hix) that fouled out.

Ali Carnahan led Macks Creek with 15 points. She was 3-for-5 from 3-point range.

Krissa Willis added 14 points, and senior Jenny Hellums had seven points and a team-high 11 rebounds.

Macks Creek (6-3) plays Knob Noster today at the 10th annual W-K Chevrolet Shootout in Sedalia. The Lady Pirates play at 3 p.m., followed by the Macks Creek boys at 4:30 p.m.

Game summary
HHS 4 10 14 16    44
MCHS 11 19 9 15    54

Macks Creek scoring — Ali Carnahan 15, Krissa Willis 14, Jenny Hellums 7, Juli Hix 6, Miranda Collins 6, Miriah Collins 6.

Boys' game
Macks Creek vs. Humansville (N/A)