Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

January 30, 2014

Price scores 24, Abbott records triple double in Strawn win

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HUCKABAY – Jayde Price scored a game-high 24 points and Shelly Abbott recorded a triple double as the Strawn Lady Hounds defeated Huckabay, 54-13, here Tuesday night in a District 17-A game.

The win raises the Lady Hounds to 19-8 overall and 7-1 in district play.

Abbott scored 11 points, dished out 10 assists and had 11 steals to complete the triple double.

Also scoring for Strawn were Eva de Gregorio, Kelsey Tunnell and Tearany Atkins, each with two points.

Strawn led 18-2 after the first quarter and 31-5 at the half. the Lady Hounds went on a 13-4 run in the third period to take a 44-9 lead into the fourth quarter.

Ladycats cruise to 68-16 victory

SANTO – Playing smothering defense that allowed only four points in each of the first and second quarters, the Santo Ladycats ran past Chico, 68-16, here Tuesday night in a District 11-A contest.

The win elevates the first-place Ladycats to 18-7 overall and 6-0 in district play.

Courtney Flanagan led the Ladycats with 20 points, with Taylor Nemeth adding 13 and Chasen Howard finishing with 12.

Santo started out quickly with 20 first-period points and led by 16 after the first eight minutes. The Ladycats’ lead grew larger in the second period as SHS went on a 23-4 run to take a 43-8 lead at the half.

Santo outscored Chico 12-6 in the third period to take a 55-14 lead into the fourth quarter.

Also scoring for the Ladycats were Payton Billue with eight points, Callie Wharton with six, Madison Lasater with five and Jaci Trotter with four.

In junior varsity action, the Ladycats defeated Chico, 59-16, as Sage Sparks led with 12 points.

Also scoring for Santo were Caylin Edwards and Sadie Gann, each with 10 points, Lilly Motley with seven, Emily Ashbrook with six, Reagan Raffaele and Jawnee Hess, each with five, and Letha Fowler and Makaylee Steiner, each with two.

Santo jumped out to a 23-1 lead in the opening period and, thanks to a 13-1 run in the second quarter, built a 36-2 lead at the half.

Santo outscored Chico 6-5 in the third period to take a 42-7 lead into the fourth quarter.