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Lady Railers Lose First Round of MCL in Smith Center

The Lady Railers traveled to Smith Center on January 20, 2020, for the first round of MCL. The Railers are ranked 5th while the Redmen are ranked 4th. The game started off in the Railers favor ending the 1st quarter 11-13. The Redmen pushed their way to the lead as they kept a press on Ellis shutting them down and only allowing them to score 7 to their 16 ending the half 20-25. The Redmen started off the 3rd quarter leaving the Raillers down by 16. The Railers pushed their way back at the end of the 3rd with both teams scoring 17 and the score being 42-37 going into the 4th quarter. Ellis had many turnovers and couldn't fight to get their way to the top. The Railers lost 59-48.

Emily Eck was the leading scorer with 23.

Ellis will travel to Stockton on January 23, to play TMP for the second round of MCL.

Lakyn Fischer