Anderson Co. advances in Sweet 16

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Anderson County's Eriel McKee led the way with 24 points as the Lady Bearcats beat Shelby Valley 65-23 in the quarterfinals of the KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 at Diddle Arena.

Anderson County (33-1) advances to play Marion County (36-0) in the tournament semifinals Saturday.

McKee also grabbed 12 rebounds Friday for the Region 8 champion Lady Bearcats. Makenzie Cann added 11 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three blocks.

The 23 points scored by the Region 14 champion Lady Cats (29-4) marks the lowest point total of any game during this year's tournament. Shelby Valley shot just 21.4 percent from the field and didn't attempt a single free throw all game.

Anderson County out-rebounded the Lady Cats 41-17.

Rachel Smith (11 points) was Shelby Valley's lone double-digit scorer.

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