Belmont uses big second half to take out TCPS at Robertson’s Challenge

In the final game of the 2020 Robertsons’s Sportswear Lady Challenge, the TCPS Lady Eagles took on the Lady Cardinals of Belmont with a tip off of 10:15 pm.

It took Belmont a half to get going in the late night contest.

The Lady Cardinals outscored TCPS 15-0 in the 3rd quarter and took a the contest going away by a score of 52-30.

TCPS came out with a great defensive plan and used ball control to keep the game close at 22-20 at the half.

But Belmont turned up the defensive intensity after the break and got 11 second half points from Mary Grace Storment to win going away.

Storment led a balanced Belmont scoring attack with 13. Macie Walker was in double figures with 10. Ainsley Hale scored 9 in the first half before being sidelined in the second half with a shoulder issue.

The win moved Belmont to 22-2 on the season. They have a huge district game against Kosuth coming up this week.

The loss dropped TCPS to 17-6. They are back in action Tuesday at Ingomar in district play.

More pictures of Belmont on the Tish County Sports page.

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