Lady Bulldogs Third In Regional Tournament
The Winslow Lady Bulldogs suffered their first loss of the season to a 3A classification team 67-64 to the Monument Valley Mustangs in the semi-finals of the Enchantment Region Tournament on Friday at Greyhills Academy in Tuba City. Winslow came back to defeat Window Rock 62-59 in overtime on Saturday to claim third place in the region.
Monument Valley 67
Lady Bulldogs 64
The Monument Valley Lady Mustangs led after every quarter in their 67-64 upset victory over the Winslow Lady Bulldogs on Friday. The margin was 17-10 after the first period, 39-31 at the intermission and 51-48 after three periods.
Nicole Begaii paced Winslow with 18 points. Lindsey Begaii with 14 points and Faith Carpenter with 11 were also in double figures for the Lady Bulldogs. Irene Bahe tied Nicole Begaii for game high honors with 18 points for the Lady Mustangs. Tempress Freeman with 15 points, Kimberly Nash with 11 and Doneva Tree with 10 points were all in double figures for Monument Valley.
Winslow 10 21 17 16 - 64
M. Valley 17 22 12 16 - 67
Winslow: Daphne Barton 8, Nicole Begaii 18, Juana Brown 6, Faith Carpenter 11, Lexine Jensen 7, Lindsey Begaii 14.
Monument Valley: Sukki Littleben 9, Doneva Tree 10, Yvonne Lake 4, Kimberly Nash 11, Tempress Freeman 15 and Irene Bahe 18.
Lady Bulldogs 62
Window Rock 59
The Lady Bulldogs salvaged third place with a 62-59 overtime victory over the Window Rock Lady Scouts on Saturday. Winslow outscored Window Rock nine-six in the extra period to break a 53-53 tie in regulation. Window Rock had led 14-10 at the end of the first quarter and 26-23 at the intermission, but Winslow held a 37-36 advantage after three periods of play.
Lexine Jensen paced Winslow with 19 points. Faith Carpenter was also in double figures for the victors with 18 points. Roberta Haskie led all scorers with 29 points for Window Rock.
Winslow carried a 23-5 record into the Arizona State 3A Tournament on Tuesday.
Winslow 10 13 14 16 9 - 62
Window Rock 14 12 10 17 6 - 59
Winslow: Nicole Begaii 7, Faith Carpenter 18, Lexine Jensen 19, Lindsey Begaii 9 and Kelly Willie 9.
Window Rock: Renee West 7, Krystal Koutz 4, Roberta Haskie 29, Jodelle Bitloy 8, Rochelle Hubbell 9 and Gwen Tom 2.