Lady Bulldogs win two, lose to Ganado

The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Hopi Lady Bruins 61-41 in a 3A North Region basketball game played in Polacca on Saturday. The win improved Winslow's record to 13-7 for the season and 5-3 in the 3A North Region.

Winslow established a 13-8 lead after the first quarter and was in command at 32-17 at the intermission. The lead was 47-21 after three quarters.

Levyna Ben led all scorers with 17 points for Winslow. Teammate Arveda Yazzie was only a point behind with 16 points. Samantha Sam added nine points for the victors.

Deidra Jones was in double digits for Hopi with 10 points. Savanna Anderson scored nine for the Lady Bruins.

Winslow 13 19 15 14 ­ 61

Hopi 8 9 4 20 ­ 41

Winslow: Bencita Johnson 5, Janeen Yazzie 4, Elisha Billie 4, Arveda Yazzie 16, Levyna Ben 17, Amber Nelson 2, Chanel Renfro 2, Samantha Sam 9 and Raquel Singer 2.

Hopi: Deidra Jones 10, Savanna Anderson 9, Rozanna Nasafotie 3, Terra Morgan 8, Tamecia Lomawaima 2, Marleita Burbank 1, Nadia Nelson 3, Carrie Sakeva 2 and Nichole Kisto 2.

The Ganado Lady Hornets defeated the Winslow Lady Bulldogs 52-47 in Ganado on Jan. 18. The win improved Ganado's record to 14-4 for the season and 6-1 in the region. Winslow fell to 11-7 for the campaign and 3-3 in the 3A North Region.

Winslow led 13-12 after the first quarter, but trailed 24-23 at the half and 44-35 after three quarters. The Lady Bulldogs cut into the lead in the fourth period, but came up short.

Gabrielle Curtis led the Lady Hornets with 26 points, half of her team's total. Leandra Lynch was also in double figures for Ganado with 10 points.

Three players were in double figures for Winslow as Elisha Billie, Arveda Yazzie and Levyna Ben all finished with 11 points each.

Winslow 13 10 12 12 - 47

Ganado 12 12 20 8 - 52

Winslow: Bencita Johnson 7, Janeen Yazzie 2, Elisha Billie 11, Arveda Yazzie 11, Levyna Ben 11, Amber Nelson 1 and Chanel Renfro 4.

The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Window Rock Lady Scouts 70-52 in Winslow on Thursday. The Lady Bulldogs improved their record to 12-7 for the season and 4-3 in the region.

Window Rock fell to 11-6 for the season and 2-5 in the region.

Winslow broke open a close game by outscoring the Lady Scouts 25-12 in the final quarter. The Lady Bulldogs had held a slight lead at every break, leading 19-15 after the first quarter, 28-26 at the intermission and 45-40 after three periods.

Arveda Yazzie and Levyna Ben shared game scoring honors as each accounted for 24 of Winslow's points.

Fallon Henderson was in double figures for Window Rock with 10 points.

Window Rock 15 11 14 12 - 52

Winslow 19 9 17 25 - 70

Window Rock: Myra Watchman 9, Charmayne Smith 6, Amber James 8, Raquel King 3, Natasha Slinkey 8, Brittany Taker 8 and Fallon Henderson 10.

Winslow: Bencita Johnson 5, Janeen Yazzie 2, Elisha Billie 7, Arveda Yazzie 24, Levyna Ben 24, Amber Nelson 4, Samantha Sam 2 and Raquel Singer 2.

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