Mac-Hi's Kaitlin Erm's 31 points not enough in losses

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MILTON-FREEWATER - Kaitlin Erm led the Mac-Hi Pioneers' girl's basketball team with a total of eight 3-pointers in two losses this weekend, first on Friday against Grant Union and Saturday versus Pilot Rock.

A combined 50 turnovers in the two games caused the Pioneers to lose 50-17 to Pilot Rock and 53-29 to Grant Union.

"We had a lot of turnovers," Mac-Hi coach Nicole Christian said, "which didn't help because we went through stretches where we didn't get to shoot much. Other times we didn't shoot well."

Erm had a total of 31 points in the two games to led Mac-Hi's offense.

"A lot of Erm's shots dropped," Christian said. "She is one of our better outside shooters and other girls didn't shoot quite as well."

McKayla Carlson had a good game against Grant Union scoring ten points and grabbing nine rebounds. Carlson suffered through foul trouble and eventually fouled out the game against Pilot Rock.

Cheyenne Kessler of Mac-Hi had five points total in the two games and only the three girls scored in the two games on Mac-Hi's roster.

Pilot Rock bombed away from downtown in the Friday night games connecting on four 3's, two by Caitlin Zyph.

Mac-Hi out-rebounded Pilot Rock 20-13 and were out-rebounded by Grant Union 17-16.

The Pioneers host DeSales Tuesday at 6 p.m.

PILOT ROCK 50, MAC-HI 17

PILOT ROCK (50) - Glenn 11, Dougherty 16, Jeppe 8, Zyph 8, Taylor 8, Mascallo 2, Harrison 1.

MAC-HI (17) - Erm 14, Kessler 3.

3-point goals - PR 4 (Dougherty, Glenn, Zyph 2). Mac-Hi 4 (Erm 4). Total fouls - Mac-Hi 20, PR 13. Technical fouls - PR (Jeppe). Fouled out - Mac-Hi (Carlson). Rebounds - Mac-Hi 16 (Kessler 4). Assists - Mac-Hi 3. Turnovers - Mac-Hi 30.

GRANT UNION 53, MAC-HI 29

MAC-HI (29) - Erm 17, Carlson 10, Kessler 2.

GRANT UNION (53) - Wright 19, Rawlings 14, Smith 7, Kodesh 4, Donahue 3, Moseley 2, Thomas 2, Sharp 1.

3-point goals - GU 3 (Rawlings 3), Mac-Hi 4 (Erm 4). Total fouls - Mac-HI 16, GU 17. Rebounds - Mac-Hi 20 (Carlson 9). Assists - Mac-Hi 7 (Kessler 4). Turnovers - Mac-Hi 20.

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