The Cairo girls defeated Community 44-37 to claim the Class 2 District 5 championship. Cairo started the second quarter on a 9-2 run before Community ended on a 6-2 run to take a 20-17 lead at the half. The Lady Bearcats took the lead for good late in the third quarter.
Austin Ward with the call on 99.9 The Captain and centralmoinfo.com. Cairo continued pushing its lead and led by as many as 10 in the fourth. Coach Brian Winkler said the atmosphere helped his team.
Gracie Brumley and Macie Harman each had a team-high 13 points. Winkler was most impressed by sophomore Jersey Bailey.
Winkler referenced Community’s Sarah Angell, who finished with a game-high 17. Coach Bob Curtis…
Community’s season ends at 23-4. Cairo moves to 24-5 and will play the winner of Scotland County/Schuyler County in a Class 2 sectional Wednesday.
Cairo coach Brian Winkler:
Community coach Bob Curtis: