Hills rolls past Lady Warriors

By LINDA YOUNKIN State Journal Sports Writer Published:

Eminence stayed with Western Hills' girls basketball team for one quarter, but after that it was all WHHS as the Lady Wolverines won 69-28 Monday at Lapsley Cardwell Gymnasium.

"We did what we were supposed to do," WHHS coach Jim Masters said. "We played against a team that didn't have a lot of girls, and we did what we were supposed to."

Eminence had just six players dressed for the game, but the Lady Warriors were leading 8-6 with 2:08 left in the first quarter.

WHHS then went on a nine-point run to go ahead 15-8 at the end of the period. Eminence's Kendra Douglas hit a jumper to open the second quarter, but Western Hills then started another run - this one for 11 points - and WHHS led 29-12 at halftime.

The Lady Wolverines continued their domination in the second half, leading 59-20 after the third quarter.

Western Hills came up with 31 steals on the night, led by Meagan Downs with six. Tiffany Cammuse had five steals, and Mollie Wade, Deana Thomas and Lauren Reed each had four as nine of the 10 players who saw action for WHHS registered steals.

The largest lead for the Lady Wolverines was 42 points, an advantage they had twice in the fourth quarter.

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