Trojans smother Southwest, Broncos prevail

Monday, January 7, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, Neb. — Cambridge Trojans were all over Southwest as the Trojans scored a 52-17 girls’ basketball win Friday evening.

The Trojans (6-4 record) took a 12-2 lead which reached 26-6 by halftime. They really didn’t let up while making 41-13 through three periods.

Junior Korynn Clason was busy again outscoring Southwest, 21-17, besides collecting 12 rebounds and swiping seven steals.

Another eight Trojans almost equally divided the successful shots.

Senior Rylee Cross netted six points and Juliana Hampton stepped up to add five.

Schyler Hobarty, Cali Gunderson, Jenna Ebbers and Chloe Craig finished with four points apiece.

Clare Craig and Maria Jaulen tossed in anothre two each.

Junior Jadyn Brooks’ nine points led the 1-9 Roughriders while seniro Nicole Dewey scored four. Brooks buried the only Southwest triple.

Gunderson’s steals were another Trojan highlight against the nearby rivals.

Broncos prevail

WAUNETA, Neb. — Southwest’s offense heated up on Saturday but Monique Gooden edged Nicole Dewey, 26-25 in a 60-53 Wauneta-Palisade home victory.

Dakota Ingold delivered another 12 key points for the Broncos while Michaela Dukes and Destany Simpson added eight.

Maycee Wheeler controled the board with seven steals and even swiped six steals.

Brooks, Cierra Clements and Haylee Adams each scored another eight Southwest points.

“We had a pretty game scoring,” W-P coach Matt Cox commented. “We handled their press much better in the second half than the first half. And I liked the way we crashed the boards late in the game. We got some needed second opportunities.”

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