Karsen Morgan

Connersville’s Karsen Morgan scores two of her 10 points against South Dearborn, Friday night at Spartan Bowl. Morgan and the Lady Spartans won the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference game against the Lady Knights, 37-34.

CONNERSVILLE — Connersville varsity girls basketball had another close game Friday night in the contest against South Dearborn. The Lady Spartans won by a score of 37-34, the first Eastern Indiana Conference win for the team. 

The game was a back and forth contest from the beginning. CHS was narrowly ahead at the half, 21-19, and was competitive until the last second. South Dearborn took the lead with five minutes left in the game. Paige Dunaway made a steal and capitalized on a fast break to re-secure the lead for the Spartans.