(Orange, Texas)

January 2, 2014

Lady Bears stroll past Lady Cats

Van Wade
The Orange Leader

ORANGEFIELD — The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears continued their winning ways Tuesday by taking down the Orangefield Lady Bobcats 49-33 in non-district action at Bobcat Gym.

The Lady Bears held the Lady Bobcats without a field goal in the first half, limiting Orangefield to just one point at the end of the third period and LC-M led 23-7 at intermission.

However, Orangefield battled hard, going on a 17-10 run in the third period to get to within 33-24 before LC-M closed with a 16-9 spurt in the final period.

The teams combined to shoot 62 free throws.

LC-M made 21-of-35 charity shots while the Lady Bobcats converted just 12-of-27.

Guard Grace Chen led the Lady Bear attack with 17 points while Cassidy Webster chimed in with 11.

LC-M outrebounded Orangefield 34-21.

Tori Thompson had seven points and nine boards for the Lady Bears while Malayzia Winbush contributed six points and 1- rebounds.

Emilee Adrio led the Lady Bobcats with 10 points while Morgan Worthy had eight and Sabryn Crian six.

Crain, Kaylyn Nelson and Worthy each pulled down four rebounds.

The Lady Bobcats comitted 30 turnovers, 22 coming in the first half, while the Lady Bears had 25.

The Lady Bears will play host to Nederland in 20-4A play Friday while the Lady Bobcats travel to Sour Lake to take on Hardin-Jefferson in 21-3A action.