WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Window Rock Scouts and Lady Scouts picked up important cage wins over Chinle teams in 3A North Region basketball games played in Window Rock on Tuesday, Feb. 1.
The Lady Scouts defeated the Lady Wildcats 68-41 to remain undefeated in the region going into their important final games against Winslow and Monument Valley.
Window Rock led 20-14 after the first period and had a double digit 38-23 lead at the half. The margin was 49-35 entering the final period. Coralie Clark led the Lady Scouts with 19 points. Arianna Sheka with 16 points and Ashley Mitchell with 14 were also in double figures for Window Rock. Karla Kee of Chinle led all scorers with 22 points but was the only Lady Wildcat in double figures.
The Window Rock Scouts won the boys' game 73-58. The Scouts led by a narrow 20-17 margin after the first quarter but were up by double digits 39-25 at the half. The margin was 63-40 after three quarters. JayDiamond Taliman led the Scouts with 16 points. Ote Manson and Kyler Ashley both scored 14 for the victors. Kevin Yazzie and Jalen Claw paced Chinle with 10 points each.