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Keona Schenck Joins 1,000 Point Club, Lady Warriors Remain Unbeaten

Keona Schenck drives down court, on her way to score her 1,000th point in the Lady Warriors’ Feb. 19 game against Gil St. Bernard’s.


Junior Keona Schenck scored her 1,000th point Feb. 19 in the Lady Warriors’ 51-39 win over Gil St. Bernard’s.

The contest was the quarter-final game in the Somerset County Tournament. With the win, the Lady Warriors continue their undefeated season to 24-0.

The Lady Warriors’ next match-up in the tournament will be against Ridge High School on Feb. 21. Franklin handily beat Ridge 69-36 on Feb. 13.

The Lady Warriors got a shaky start to the game, falling behind in the opening minutes 4-0.

The two teams traded leads in the first quarter, with Gil up 9-8 at the buzzer.

The second quarter didn’t go much better for Franklin; they were outscored 14-11 and went into the locker room trailing 23-19.

Last year, the Lady Warriors established themselves as a second-half team. That was in evidence again Feb. 19.

Franklin took control in the third quarter, outscoring Gil 19-5, taking a 10-point lead at the buzzer, 38-28.

The Lady Warriors put the game away in the fourth, besting Gil in that frame by 10 points, 17-7.

Senior Diamond Miller led all scorers with 19 points, while junior Kennady Schenck chipped in with 12.

Freshman Christina Midgette scored eight points, while Keona Schenck contributed seven points — including the layup that triggered her 1,000th point.

Senior Tiana Joy Jackson rounded out the Lady Warriors’ scoring effort with five points.

Here are some scenes from the game:

 

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