Murray and Graves County girls advance


Murray High's Lady Tigers crushed Paducah Tilghman in a first round game of the Region 1 Girls Basketball Tournament last night at the CFSB Center. The game was never competitive as Murray led 32-4 after the first quarter.

Alexis Burpo led Murray with 20 points. Macue Turley and Alex Mayes each had 12 while Maddie Waldrop had 10.

Sophia Patterson led Tilghman with nine points.

Graves County beat Fulton County 68-39 in the other first round game played last night. The Lady Eagles led 21-8 after the first quarter and never looked back.

Danielle Waggoner led Graves County with 25 points. Lindy Qualls had 12. Delaynee Cermak and Leslie Jackson each had 12 for Fulton County.

Graves County will play Murray in the semfinals on Friday at 7:45 pm.