Dowagiac’s Correisha Rodgers (left), seen here the Chieftains’ last home game, scored 18 points Tuesday night against South Haven. (Daily News Photo/File)

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Dowagiac picks up second win

Published 11:20pm Tuesday, February 21, 2012

SOUTH HAVEN — Visiting Dowagiac rallied from a 12-9 first quarter deficit to pick up its second victory of the season Tuesday night over South Haven in Wolverine Conference girls basketball action.

The Chieftains (2-16, 2-13 Wolverine) used a 14-point second quarter to take the lead over the Rams (0-19, 0-15 Wolverine).

Leading 23-16 at the break, Dowagiac scored 20 second half points to put South Haven away for the second time this season.

The Chieftains led 33-22 after three quarters.

Correisha Rodgers led all scores with 18 points for Dowagiac, which also got eight points from Keslie Primley and seven points from Carly Polomacak.

Meagan Spears led the Rams with nine points.

DOWAGIAC 43

Correisha Rodgers 18; Kristyn Turner 2; Kelsie Primley 8; Jessica Herthoge 5; Kylee Williams 3; Carly Polomcak 7. TOTALS: 15 11-15 43

SOUTH HAVEN 25

Meagan Spears 9; Makiah Martin 2; Jaquil Jeffries 2; Shelby Federick 6; Jordan Spears 6. TOTALS: 11 3-4 25

Dowagiac 9 23 33 43

South Haven 12 16 22 25

3-point baskets: Dowagiac 2 (Williams, Polomcak), South Haven 0. Total fouls (fouled out): Dowagiac 7 (none), South Haven 13 (none). Varsity records: Dowagiac 2-16, 2-13 Wolverine; South Haven 0-19, 0-15 Wolverine

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