Macy Pittenger

Franklin County's Macy Pittenger drives toward the basket during a game Saturday against Marshall County High School. Pittenger scored 12 points in the 39-28 win.

The Franklin County Rebelettes beat the Marshall County Tigerettes 39-28 at home Saturday for their second win of the season.

The Rebelettes played a strong defensive game throughout and pulled away in the final period to break a four-game losing streak.

After the Tigerettes scored the first four points of the game, the Rebelettes responded with a 14-3 run to take a lead that would last the rest of the day.

They led 14-7 after one quarter.

The lead remained steady for the Rebelettes throughout the second quarter as they were able to hold their opponent at bay.

They led 23-16 at halftime.

The Tigerettes started a rally in the third quarter as they were able to bring the deficit down to a single point late in the period with the Rebelettes narrowly holding on to their advantage.

The Rebelettes led 30-28 going into the final period.

However, the Rebelettes didn’t allow a single point in the fourth quarter as they took control of the game and secured an 11-point victory.

Macy Pittenger led the Rebelettes with 12 points for the game, followed by Lucy Barnes with seven points and Madisyn Partin and Katie Walker with five points each.

Danica Stovall and Heidi Seay scored three points each, and Daryn Morris and Ada Watkins scored two points each.

With the win, the Rebelettes improved to 2-8 on the season.

They will next play Tuesday at Lincoln County High School. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.