Lady Mustangs cruise past Riverside 73-42

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Jenna Pike and Brittany Fowler combined for 34 points as the Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs cruised to a 73-42 victory in 2A-3 conference action Thursday night at Caraway.

BIC senior Jenna Pike drives for a lay-up while Riverside's Alyssia Thibodeaux defends in senior girls basketball action Thursday night at Caraway. Pike scored 20 points in the Lady Mustang's victory over Riverside.

BIC (10-0, 2-0 2A-3) got 20 points from Pike while Fowler chipped in 14 more as the Lady Mustangs remained unbeaten on the season. BIC raced to a 23-11 lead after the first quarter and stretched their advantage to 41-23 at the half. The Lady Mustangs built a 63-33 lead after three quarters and coasted to the victory.

Nine other Lady Mustangs got in on the scoring act, led by Hayley Parker and Katelyn Sparkman who scored eight points apiece. Emily Owens and Kaylee Greathouse pitched in six points each while Taylor Owens tallied four. Kalee James, Brittany Stockton, Cassidy Qualls and Shania Junyor all added two points apiece for BIC, who nailed eight three pointers on the night while hitting 13-18 from the foul stripe.

Meagan Goza led Riverside with 17 points while Kyley Campbell chipped in 12 more. The Lady Rebels, who were playing with only six players, also got six points from Rebekah Frayer along with four and two points from Alyssia Thibodeaux and Susan Sailor respectively. Riverside finished the night 22-30 from the charity stripe.

BIC began the week with a 66-34 thumping over Maynard. Fowler poured in a game high 19 points while Emily Owens added 10 to lead the Lady Mustangs in scoring. Greathouse scored nine, James netted eight, Taylor Owens pitched in six while Qualls contributed five. Pike and Parker added four points apiece while Sparkman rounded out the Lady Mustang attack with one point.

BIC led 24-13 after the first quarter and extended their lead to 39-18 at the half. The Lady Mustangs continued to pile on the points and took a 61-29 lead into the final frame.

In junior high action, BIC stampeded the Lady Tigers 50-32. Hannah Poe led the Lady Mustang attack, scoring a game high 17 points. Madison Greathouse, Taylor McKuin and Bailey Owens all chipped in six points apiece while Megan Holden and Katie Lomax tallied four points each. Kelsey Strickland, Candice Hodge and Karo Thomas all contributed two points apiece. Kallie Minchue added one point to round out the Lady Mustang scoring attack.

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