Women's Basketball: No. 23 Maryville tops Panthers 78-55

Women's Basketball: No. 23 Maryville tops Panthers 78-55

MARYVILLE, Tenn. LaGrange's Katie Covington scored a game and season-high 23 points in 78-55 loss to No. 23 Maryville on Saturday. The Panthers are 13-10 overal and 8-8 in the USA South.

Covington made 6-of-14 shots from the floor, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range. She was 8-of-10 from the free throw line.

Heather Miller added 15 points for the Panthers. She pulled down a team-high eight rebounds.

Maryville (20-3, 14-2) got 22 points from Janelle Menard. Kiera Payne had a double-double of 12 points and 18 rebounds.

Covington's first 3-pointer of the game put the Panthers up 8-4. Menard hit a 3-pointer with eight minutes left in the first half to give Maryville the lead. The Scots led 36-23 at the half.

The Panthers close out the regular season next weekend on the road at Peace and Meredith in USA South games.