“The girls picked up a lot of steals in this game and turned the steals into points on the other end. Defensively the girls are doing a great job and on offense the girls are making some smart decisions to create some wins,” said head coach Joseph Grimes III.
The local ladies got off to a slow start and Refugio owned a five-point lead, 14-9, after one period. S-T reversed that advantage to a five-point lead of their own by outscoring the Ladycats 17-7 over the second eight minutes. That made it a 26-21 tilt.
The Skidmore-Tynan defense led the way in the third period by holding the Refugio ladies to two points. The pace was slow and S-T hit for just nine but that padded their lead up to 12 points, 35-23.
The teams basically traded baskets in the fourth quarter with the S-T girls capturing the final period, 11-9.
The scoreboard read 46-32 as time expired and the S-T varsity girls added another district win.
Celina Acosta led the S-T scoring with 13 points. Brittany Garza was also in double figures with 12. D’Anne Wilder managed eight points and Amber Hughlett added six. Rachel Mengers contributed five points and Jennifer Pueblo had two tallies.
The S-T Lady Cats were at home last night (Friday) against the Odem Owls and will back in Skidmore on Tuesday night to meet the Taft Greyhounds.