Lady Warriors split at ARMS tournament
Tuesday, 14 December 2010 12:40
L&T staff report
DODGE CITY — The West Middle School 8th grade basketball teams split their games Monday in the first round of the Arkansas River Middle School tournament. The A-team fell to Dodge City 37-27 and the B-team defeated Garden City Abe Hubert 32-14.
West did not take care of golden offensive oppurtinitoes from the free throw strip and fell behind in the first quarter 11-6. Foul trouble and miseed free throws put the warriors down at halftime 22-14.
The ladies were 4-for-14 from the free throw line.
In the third quarter, West could not cut into the lead as both teams scored 6 points. The Warriors tried to make a run but the charity stripe was not kind to the warriors only making 3-of-13 in the second half.
The Warriors will play for third place aganist Abe Hubert today.
West was 7-for-26 from the free throw line.
Jasmine Hernandez scored 10, Kelly Ramirez 11, Starr Bauer 4, Megan Besecker 2.
West B .............. 32
Abe Hubert ....... 14
West took control early, out-scoring abe Hubert 10-1 in the first quarter as Kattie Silva chipped in four points. West kept the pressure on and led at the half 16-3 as the Warrior defense was swarming all over the floor and Abe hubert had a tough time making any baskets.
Hanna Roberts exploded for 6 third quarter points and the warriors stretched thier led to 25-9, and won going away 32-14.
Coach Adams said the girls were ready to play and went out and put a total team effort together.
The warriors will play Garden City Kenneth Henderson in the finals.
Kattie Silva scored 8, Yvette Vasquez 9, Hanna Toberts 6, Diamond Ward 4, Keynitra Houston 4