By William / www.mcpherson-county-ks.com
MOUNDRIDGE – A strong second half played the key to a 14-point, 45-31 road victory over Moundridge on Tuesday for the Little River girls.
With the score tied at 10-10 at the end of the first quarter, the Lady Redskins managed to scratch out a three-point, 24-21, advantage as the two teams headed to the halftime break.
Coming out in the third quarter it was all Little River as they outscored the Lady Wildcats 12-5 to take a commanding 36-26 lead into the final eight minutes of play where they earned the final 14-point win.
The Lady Redskins hit on 53% of their shots from the field and dished out 13 assists on 19 made field goals.
Leading the way for Little River was Lily Boughfman who led all scorers with 18 points while also grabbing a team high six rebounds, dished out four assists, and then made three steals and blocked six shots on defense.
Aubrey Olander and Elsie Boughfman each chipped in with seven points with Olander leading the team in steals with six as the Lady Redskins made a total of 13 steals on the night.
WHAT’S NEXT FOR LADY REDSKINS?
With the win the Lady Redskins are now 4-1 for the season and have a week off before hosting Herington at home on Tuesday, December 21.
LITTLE RIVER LADY REDSKINS at Moundridge
SCORING: 1 2 3 4 FINAL
LADY REDSKINS 10 14 12 9 45
Moundridge 10 11 5 5 31
TEAM STATS: LADY REDSKINS Moundridge
Shooting 19/36 (53%) N/A
3-Pointers 0/3 (0%) N/A
Free Throws 7/15 (47%) 3/8 (37%)
Rebounds (Off/Def) 21 N/A
Assists 13 N/A
Turnovers N/A N/A
Steals 13 N/A
Blocked Shots 6 N/A
Personal Fouls 8 14
LITTLE RIVER LADY REDSKINS INDIVIDUAL SCORING & STAT LEADERS:
Scoring (45 Total Points): Lily Boughfman – 18; Aubrey Olander – 7; Elsie Boughfman – 7; Ashley Stephenson – 4; Alaina Eck – 4; Kate Ellwood – 3; Raelynn Welsh – 2.
Three-Pointers Made (0): None
Rebound Leaders: Lily Boughfman – 6; Aubrey Olander – 4; Ashley Stephenson – 3.
Assist Leader: Lily Boughfman – 4; MeKenzie Renken – 3.
Leader in Steals: Aubrey Olander – 6; Lily Boughfman, Elsie Boughfman – 3.
Leader in Blocked Shots: Lily Boughfman – 4; Aubrey Olander, Elsie Boughfman – 1.