Lady Rebs run past Huntington
Published 12:00 am Friday, November 5, 1999
ACCS jumped out to an 18-3 first quarter lead and never looked back as the Lady Rebels cruised to a 66-22 win over Huntington Thursday at the ACCS Girls Tip-Off Tournament Thursday.
ACCS finished in second place in the high school and junior high divisions, with Brookhaven Academy winning the tournament in both divisions.
The Lady Rebels had an 13-0 lead in the first quarter lead before the Lady Hounds finally scored on a jumper by Tessa Taunton with 2:07 left.
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&uot;We came out ready to play,&uot; said ACCS head coach Bruch Pickle. &uot;We rebounded the ball well. We had a bunch of turnovers the first four minutes, but after that we settled down.&uot;
Laurie Ann Davis led all scorers with 14 points, while Bethany Gamberi had nine and Holli Hankins had eight, including two three-pointers, for AC (4-1).
Defensively, the Lady Rebels had an outstanding performance, causing the Lady Hounds to turn the ball over a lot and making them miss several shots from near the basket.
&uot;The defense played very well tonight. We defended excellent,&uot; Coach Pickle said.
Huntington did not score in double digits in any of the four quarters.
&uot;I was proud of the way some of the girls who don’t get to play much hustled,&uot; Coach Pickle said.
Taunton led Huntington (0-2) with eight points, while Tiffany Ferguson had six points.
In junior high action, ACCS defeated Huntington 42-22.
Casey Stutzman led ACCS with 16 points, while Riana Flynn had six points.
Erin Hedrick led Huntington with nine points, followed by Whitney Bradfield had six points.
In other tournament action, Brookhaven’s junior high girls team defeated Briarfield 47-6 and its high school team defeated Briarfield 56-18.