The Monument Valley Lady Mustangs edged the Winslow Lady Bulldogs 50-49 in Winslow on Friday. The win improved Monument Valley's record to 18-3 for the season and 9-1 in the region. Winslow fell to 14-8 for the season and 6-4 in the region.
The game was close throughout as Monument Valley led by a single point after both the first period at 15-14 and the intermission at 24-23.
The Lady Mustangs increased their margin to 37-32 at the end of the third quarter, but Winslow closed the gap quickly and only a point separated the teams during most of the final period.
Allison Holiday led all scorers with 20 points for Monument Valley. Ingrique Salt was also in double figures for the Lady Mustangs with 10 points.
Arveda Yazzie and Amber Nelson each finished in double figures with 10 points for Winslow. Levyna Ben scored nine for the Lady Bulldogs.
Monument 15 9 13 13 50
Winslow 14 9 9 17 49
Monument Valley: Trivera Jake 4, Inrique Salt 10, Deavonne Tsosie 5, Allison Holiday 20, Kara Graymountain 5, Robin Curleyhair 2 and Brenda Wilson 4.
Winslow: Bencita Johnson 8, Elisha Billie 3, Arveda Yazzie 10, Levyna Ben 9, Amber Nelson 10, Samantha Sam 6 and Raquel Singer 3.
The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Greyhills Lady Knights 47-42 in Tuba City on Wednesday. The victory improved Winslow's record to 14-7 for the season and 6-3 in the region.
The Lady Bulldogs led 10-5 after the first period but went into a scoring draught that saw the Lady Knights move in front 17-15 by the intermission.
Winslow had regained the lead at 26-24 by the end of the third quarter. The Lady Bulldogs managed to stretch the lead to their eventual five point victory in the final period.
Nizhoni Huber of Greyhills took game high honors and kept the Lady Knights close with 20 points. Bencita Johnson with 12 points and Levyna Ben with 11 were in double digits for the Lady Bulldogs. Arveda Yazzie scored nine points for Winslow.
Winslow 10 5 11 21 -47
Greyhills 5 12 7 18 42
Winslow: Bencita Johnson 12, Janeen Yazzie 1, Elisha Billie 6, Arveda Yazzie 9, Levyna Ben 11, Amber Nelson 3, Chanel Renfro 2 and Samantha Sam 3.
Greyhills: Mishayla Smith 2, Chambrey Lane 3, Brook Descheenie 7, Janice Sanchez 4, Janice Klain 2, Jenny Nockideneh 4 and Nizhoni Huber 20.