BOUGHFMAN SCORE 22

By William

The Little River girls will be making the trip to the Class 1A Division I State Tournament next week after they handed Rural Vista a decisive 50-31 beating on Saturday in their substate championship game.

With the win, the Lady Redskins are now 20-3 for the season and will tangle with Highland/Doniphan West on the road Monday for their first-round state tournament game. Highland/Doniphan West will also carry a 20-3 mark into the game after they beat Clifton/Clyde 44-33 in their substate championship game.

Little River jumped out to a nine-point 14-5 lead by the end of the first quarter and Rural Vista played them even in the second before the Lady Redskins put up 17 points in the third quarter while holding Rural Vista to just five, giving Little River a commanding 21-point, 40-19 advantage heading into the final eight minutes of play where the Lady Redskins held on for the final 19-point victory.

Lily Boughfman had a huge game as she ruled the paint, scoring 22 points while gathering in six rebounds, handing out three assists and blocking six shots.

Aubrey Olander and Ashley Stephenson chipped in with eight and seven points respectively while Olander led the team in rebounds with seven. MeKenzie Renken made six steals as the Lady Redskins totaled 26 stops between steals and blocked shots.

Proving team effort wins games, the Lady Redskins dished out a whopping 16 assists on the 19 made field goals in the game.

Rural Vista vs. LITTLE RIVER LADY REDSKINS

SCORING:                 Q1      Q2      Q3      Q4      FINAL

Rural Vista                5          9          5          12       31

LADY REDSKINS       14       9          17       10       50

LITTLE RIVER LADY REDSKINS TEAM STATS: FG 19-52; 3PT 4-13; FT 9-14; AST 16; RBS 21; TO 15; STL 17; BLK 9; FLS 18.

LITTLE RIVER LADY REDSKINS INDIVIDUAL STAT LEADERS:

Scoring (50): Lily Boughfman – 22; Aubrey Olander – 8; Ashley Stephenson – 7; Amaya Sneath – 5; MeKenzie Renken – 5; Alaina Eck – 2; Mea DeBaere – 1.

3-Pointers Made (4): Stephenson – 2; Sneath, Renken – 1.

Assists (16): Eck – 5; Boughfman, Olander – 3; Renken, DeBaere – 2; Sneath – 1.

Rebounds (21): Olander – 7; Boughfman – 6; Renken – 4; Sneath – 2; Eck, DeBaere – 1.

Steals (17): Renken – 6; Sneath, Eck – 3; Olander – 2; Boughfman, Stephenson, DeBaere – 1.

Blocked Shots (9): Boughfman – 6; Olander – 2; Sneath – 1.

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