Fairfield JV girls blast Chariton, fall to Keokuk
A strong effort on defense helped Fairfield claim a lopsided non-conference win over Chariton Tuesday in JV girls’ basketball action.
The Trojans totaled 16 steals and ran away with a 58-20 victory in front of their home crowd at Fairfield High School Gymnasium.
Taylor Ferrel led the way defensively with five steals, Karley Williams nabbed three, and Mackenzie Flattery and Madison Roberts finished with two steals apiece.
Williams also scored a team-high 15 points in just two quarters of play, and Flattery poured in 14 points. Ferrel added eight points and three assists, Roberts had six points and four rebounds, and Mackenzie McClure contributed six points.
Fairfield’s Delaney Neil scored five points with two boards. Molly Ryan and Madison Aplara scored two points each, while Lindsey Repp pulled down three rebounds.
The Trojans wrap up the JV season Friday at home against Fort Madison.
JV girls fall Friday
KEOKUK — Fairfield trailed Keokuk just 23-20 at halftime, but a five-point third quarter put the game out of reach Friday in Keokuk.
Keokuk grabbed a 36-25 lead after three, out-scoring Fairfield 13-5 in the third, and then held on for a 46-38 conference win.
The Fairfield JV girls were led on offense by Mackenzie Flattery’s 12 points — all from 3-point land — and seven points apiece from Madison Roberts and Karley Williams.
Fairfield’s Delaney Neil scored six points, Molly Ryan finished with four and Taylor Ferrel tacked on two points.
JV boys nip Chariton
CHARITON — Freshman Jordan Reid scored 13 points and the Fairfield JV boys limited their turnovers to 13 in a 42-35 road victory over Chariton Tuesday.
Reid also had team-highs in steals (6) and assists (3) to lead the Trojans, who snapped a three-game skid with the victory. Alex Crile scored 10 points to go with two assists, and Alex Simpson and Cody Craff each tallied six points and four rebounds.
Fairfield’s Jordan Whitney finished with four points, two steals and two assists. Teammate Tanner Deao nabbed two steals.
Fairfield’s boys will be at Fort Madison for Southeast Conference action tonight.