Lady Bulldogs win at Window Rock 55-42 and Ganado 52-42

Lady Bulldogs 55 Window Rock 42

The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Window Rock Lady Scouts 55-42 in an Enchantment Region basketball game played in Window Rock on Jan. 9. The win improved Winslow's record to 14-2 for the season and a perfect 4-0 in the region. Window Rock fell to 8-7 for the season and 1-1 in the region.

The Lady Bulldogs roared out of the starting blocks and raced to a 20-7 first period lead that proved the difference in the game. The margin was 28-17 at the intermission and only 41-36 after three periods. Winslow held the Lady Scouts to only six points in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.

Francine McCurtain was outstanding as she accounted for 24 of Winslow's points to lead all players in scoring. Nicole Begaii and Faith Carpenter were both in double figures with 10 points each for the Lady Bulldogs.

Treva Jim paced the Lady Scouts with 15 points. Roberta Haskie was also in double figures for Window Rock with 12 points.

Winslow 20 8 13 14 - 55

Window Rock 7 10 19 6 - 42

Winslow: Nicole Begaii 10, Virginia Keyonnie 2, Francine McCurtain 24, Faith Carpenter 10, Lexine Jensen 7 and Kelly Willie 2.

Window Rock: Renee West 2, Krystal Lontz 1, Roberta Haskie 12, Jeanelle Kirk 3, Aronica Begaye 9 and Treva Jim 15.

Lady Bulldogs 52 Ganado 42

The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Ganado Lady Hornets 52-42 in an Enchantment Region basketball game played at Ganado on Saturday. The win improved Winslow's record to 15-2 for the season and a perfect 5-0 in the region. Ganado fell to 0-2 in the region.

Francine McCurtain was the game's leading scorer as she poured in 29 points for the Lady Bulldogs, including 16 points in the first period. Faith Carpenter was also in double figures for the victors with 10 points.

Melissa Jones paced the Lady Hornets with 20 points. Kendralyn James was also in double figures for Ganado with 11 points.

The Lady Bulldogs roared out of the starting blocks and raced to a 16-5 first period lead that was never to be overcome. The margin was 35-22 at the intermission and 39-30 after three periods.

The Lady Bulldogs were to host Greyhills Academy on Tuesday and will play at Pinon on Saturday. Winslow also had an important showdown with Tuba City postponed due to snow on Friday, Jan. 12. That game will be played at a later date.

Winslow 16 19 4 13 - 52

Ganado 5 17 8 12 - 42

Winslow: Nicole Begaii 2, Camelle Begay 1, Francine McCurtain 29, Faith Carpenter 10, Lexine Jensen 8 and Starla McCurtain 2.

Ganado: Kendralyn James 11, Jolene Benally 3, Melissa Peterson 8 and Melissa Jones 2.

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