Winslow Lady Bulldogs win 3A state championship

<i>Anton Wero/NHO</i><br>
<b>The 2009-2010 Arizona State Class 3A Girls Champion Winslow Lady Bulldogs</b> - (not in order) Sherine Ward, Mattea Begaii, Corey Nez, Melissa Jacobs, Francine Kelly, Kourtney Shirley, Paige Shirley, Robina Villanueva, Kierstan Nezzie, Teewanna Morris, Carey Gorman, Gabby Stacey, Tatum Charley, Felencia Keams and Jennifer Yazzie.

<i>Anton Wero/NHO</i><br> <b>The 2009-2010 Arizona State Class 3A Girls Champion Winslow Lady Bulldogs</b> - (not in order) Sherine Ward, Mattea Begaii, Corey Nez, Melissa Jacobs, Francine Kelly, Kourtney Shirley, Paige Shirley, Robina Villanueva, Kierstan Nezzie, Teewanna Morris, Carey Gorman, Gabby Stacey, Tatum Charley, Felencia Keams and Jennifer Yazzie.

GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Winslow Lady Bulldogs won the Arizona State 3A Conference Championship by defeating the Window Rock Lady Scouts 51-40 in the Championship Game. Winslow finished the season 27-5 while Window Rock finished at 23-7.

The Lady Bulldogs had freshman Mattea Begaii's two three pointers and long two to build a 13-4 first quarter lead. Begaii has two older All State sisters who graduated from Winslow High School. Window Rock played considerably better in the second quarter and had cut the lead to a single point 17-16 at the half. Winslow had a strong and decisive third quarter and led 34-23 entering the final period.

Window Rock cut the lead to three points midway through the quarter but that was as close as they would get as Winslow picked up the pace and preserved their eventual victory.

Kourtney Shirley led Winslow with 15 points. Begaii with 13 points and Shernise Ward with 11 points were also in double figures for the Lady Bulldogs.

Coralie Clark led all scorers with 17 points for Window Rock. Ashley Mitchell was also in double figures for the Lady Scouts with 11 points.

Comments

Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comment submissions may not exceed a 200 word limit, and in order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.