Lady Warriors Continue Winning
Written by Chance Bond on February 15, 2021
After a twenty nine point win over the Lovell Lady Bulldogs on Friday, the Lady Warriors would travel in the frigid Wyoming temperatures to Powell on Saturday.
The Lady Warriors had won seven of their last eight with four in a row. They had fallen well out of the top five teams in Wyoming Girls 3A Basketball. With four loses on the season. Mostly written off.
The Lady Panthers were 4-9 overall and 0-3 in conference. Powell ranks 16th in scoring offense in the State of Wyoming with 37.7 points per game. By comparison the Lady Warriors average 49.2 points per game offensively this season. Since January 28th, the loss to Lander, Worland averages 55 points per game. Second in the State behind Douglas.
Powell allows 45.6 points per game this season. 8th in Wyoming. Worland allows 41 points per game on the season. Since Lander. 34 points per game. The Lady Warriors are second in points allowed. Translation? The Lady warriors have the number 2 scoring offense and the number 2 defense in Wyoming 3A Girls Basketball.
Tymberlynn Crippen would hit early with a three pointer in the opening period. So would Brooke Wright. Darla Hernandez with four. Denali Jones would lead all scorers in the first period with six points. All from inside the paint. Worland would hold Powell to four points. 16-4 end of first.
Denali would continue to roll in the second adding six more points and finishing the first half with 12 points. Worland would add another 15 points in the second period. They would also hold Powell’s leading scorer, Rose Graft, to zero pints in the first half. 31-10 by halftime.
Brooke Wright would add another three in the third period. Denali another six points. The Lady Warriors managed nine points in the third with adjustments made by Powell. The third would end with a 24 point lead. 40-16.
In the final period Darla would have four points, Denali two and Crippen two. Freshman Nayeli Aguayo would score her first Varsity points of the season for the Lady Warriors when she scored a basket.
The Lady Warriors held Graft to four points in the game. She is Powell’s leading scorer. Freshman Addy Thorington lead Powell in scoring with nine points. No Lady Panther would have double digits.
Denali Jones lead all scorers with eighteen points, Darla had twelve, Brooke with eight, and Crippen with five. As the Lady Warriors win their fifth in a row. Lady Warriors 51-24. They are now 12-4 this season, and 4-1 in Conference.
Next will be home verse Lander. You can listen to the game on KWOR 104.7FM-1340AM or online at mybighornbasin.com