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Mount Carmel junior Rylie Webb scored 19 points to lead the Lady Aces in a 66-38 rout of Robinson on Tuesday night.

ROBINSON — Mount Carmel junior Rylie Webb scored 19 points to highlight a crop of four Lady Aces who scored in double-figures as Mount Carmel routed Robinson 66-38 on Tuesday night.

It was an important game for the Lady Aces (17-4), who were looking to bounce back from a tough loss to Teutopolis this past weekend.

Junior Allie McPherson and senior Kassidy Drone helped polevault a fast start for the Lady Aces, as the tandem combined for 15 of Mount Carmel’s 24 points in the first quarter. They maintained a dominating 24-7 lead after the first quarter.

It was Webb’s turn to carry the scoring load in the second quarter, as the junior scored 11 points in

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the frame to push the Mount Carmel lead to 42-19 at halftime.

Then in the second half, it was junior Maya Smith who came on strong, scoring 11 points after the break to preserve the rout and give Mount Carmel a dominant victory.

The other three double-digit scorers for the Lady Aces were Smith with 14 points and McPherson and Drone with 12 a piece respectively. Robinson was led by junior Bailey Straugh, who scored a game-high 20 points for the Lady Maroons.

Now with a 17-4 record, Mount Carmel will return home to the friendly confines of the Hilltop on Thursday for a matchup against Washington, a former Big Eight foe, prior to enduring a tough upcoming road slate.

Thursday’s contest against Washington is set to tip-off with the JV teams at 5:30 p.m.

Scoring summary:

MC — 24 18 13 11 — 66

R — 7 12 13 6 — 38

Lady Ace scorers: Webb 8 2 19, Smith 6 1 14, McPherson 5 2 12, Drone 6 0 12, Kell 1 2 4, Wright 1 0 3, Horton 1 0 2.

Next up: Thursday, Jan. 16 at home against Robinson, 5:30 p.m. JV start time.

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