2018-02-11 / Sports

Defense, quick start propels Lady Indians to easy win over visiting Shepherd, 52-29

CHESANING – Pressure defense and accurate shooting propelled Chesaning’s varsity girls’ basketball team to a lopsided 52-29 win over visiting Shepherd last Tuesday.

The Lady Indians shot a season-high 38% from the floor, led by their top scorer, Elizabeth Coon, who canned 14 points and made 60% of her field goal attempts.

“Tonight we executed on both ends of the floor, moving the ball well on offense and staying active on defense,” praised CHS coach Ryan Ferry, whose team led by a 29-11 cushion at intermission. “All nine of our players scored on offense, we took good care of the basketball and I am extremely proud of our entire team.”

In addition to her point total, Coon also had three assists, three rebounds and three steals.

Ralynn Lucio contributed eight points and four rebounds to the cause, Jordyn Bishop tallied seven points, four boards, four steals and an assist, Erica Barta chipped in with six markers, three helpers and a steal, Haylei Drope added five points, eight caroms, two assists and a steal, Katellyn Ferry posted five markers, four rebounds and two steals and Claire Greenfelder finished with four points, a rebound and an assist.

Sidnee Struck scored two points for the Lady Indians along with grabbing two rebounds and Jadyn Mathis swished a free throw, grabbed four caroms and came up with a steal for Chesaning, which improved to 8-6 overall and to 5-5 in conference play.

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