Lady Knights Pick Up TRC Win Over North Miami
January 29, 2012By Gary Andrews of Southwood High School
The Southwood girls varsity basketball team traveled to North Miami Saturday night at came away with a TRC victory 49-33.
The game began at a very slow pace, as neither team could find the bucket. Fortunately for Southwood their defense was playing much better than their offense, holding the Warriors to 2 first quarter points and the Knights led 7-2 after one.
Again the Knight defense would dominate, holding North Miami to single digits in the second quarter while the offense started to find a little rhythm. Southwood out scored the Warriors 13-7 and led 20-9 at the half.
The pace of the game would pick up in the third quarter, with both offenses playing a little better than the previous two quarters. North Miami would out score Southwood 10-8 and the Knights led 28-19 after three.
Not wanting a fourth quarter let down the Lady Knights pushed the pace in the final quarter, out scoring North Miami 21-14 and securing their third TRC win 49-33.
Leading the Lady Knights was Sarah White with 20 points and 5 steals. Kaley Harness had 11 points. Jessica Pegg had 9 points and 5 rebounds. Amy Bowman had 5 rebounds. Julia Osborne had 2 assist and Ana Marie Farlow had 3 steals.
The junior varsity built a first half 4 point lead and then held on to defeat North Miami 29-24.
Emily Lehner led with 11 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block and 2 steals. Haley Heath had 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 steals. Abby Houlihan had 4 points8 rebounds, 1 block and 3 steals. Aleesha Phillips had 4 points and 1 assist. Meranda Friend had 2 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assist and 5 steals. Grace Whitham had 2 points and 2 rebounds.