Jayme Gilbert had a triple-double (10 points, 11 assists, 12 rebounds and six steals) in a win at Knox Central. She also scored 19 vs. Corbin.
Manchester Enterprise - Thursday, February 6, 2002 - Page C1
Clay's 2nd half charge collars Hounds
Senior Amanda Gilbert scores 21 of her game high 25 after intermission in 65-40 win
In their sixth game in 10 days, Clay County (15-4) played up-and-down against Corbin in the first half Monday but played more up than down in the second half and routed the visitors 65-40. Freshman Jayme "Skooly" Gilbert (eight points) and Monica Bowling had the hot hand early as the Lady Tigers raced to a 21-8 lead. The two combined for 15 of the first 21 points. But the Lady Redhounds, behind the play of reserve Katie Atkins' eight points, battled-back to within 27-22 at the break.
Clay's senior forward Amanda Gilbert, along with sister "Skooly", caught fire in the third period, scoring nine and seven points, respectively, to help gain a 48-31 lead. The elder Gilbert added 12 more points in the final period before leaving with 3:01 remaining, finishing the night with a game high 25 points. "Skooly" ended the game with 17 points; Bowling added 10, all in the first half; Priscilla Wagers scored nine; Paige Jackson had two; Amanda House and Meleah Roberts each scored one. Atkins led Corbin (9-10) with 12; Jamie Bonza added 11.
Lady Tigers 64, Knox Central 28
Clay County (15-4) scored the games first 10 points and stretched the lead to 20-3 en route to the lopsided road win. Senior Amanda Gilbert scored all 16 of her points in the first half as Clay built a 43-19 lead. Priscilla Wagers, the teams other senior, also finished with 16 points. Guard Jayme "Skooly" Gilbert had a rare triple-doulble on the night. The freshman scored 10 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, dished out 13 assists and added six steals.
Kari Ealy tossed in six points for Clay; Monica Bowling and Amanda House added four apiece; Jenna Wilson, Deronna Moore; Paige Jackson and Maleah Roberts each had two. The game was Clay's fifth in seven days. Clay County played without the services of 6-1 sophomore Kelly Jones who suffered a broken arm the game before against Jackson County. She will miss the rest of the season.