Stephenville charges past Springtown for ninth straight bi-district playoff win

Advertisement
No. 10 Stephenville eliminated Springtown Monday, 64-25, in a Region I-4A bi-district playoff at Mineral Wells High School.

By BRAD KEITH
TheFlashToday.com

MINERAL WELLS (February 13, 2017) — No. 10 Stephenville dialed up heavy defensive pressure and Springtown had no answer Monday night in the bi-district round of the Region I-4A girls basketball playoffs.

Payton Wall poured in 19 points and the Honeybees rolled to their ninth straight bi-district win, 64-25, setting up a likely area-round showdown with Brownwood at 6 p.m. Friday at Hamilton High School.

Morton had 13 in the first half and the game was never close. The Honeybees, runners up in District 8-4A, jumped out to a 15-4 lead by the end of the first quarter and were ahead 26-8 following a right corner 3-pointer by Morton, a sophomore.


Advertisement

Springtown, the third-place finisher in 7-4A, showed its only signs of life during the last three minutes of the second quarter with a 9-5 push to the end of the half, when the Bees led 31-17.

If it wasn’t over at halftime, it certainly was shortly after. A left-corner 3 by Hailey Martin off a nice skip pass from Jordan Carter was followed by a Martin steal and breakaway layup to highlight a 14-0 Stephenville run to start the third quarter, making it 45-17 en rout to a 48-21 margin entering the fourth.

Martin had 11 points, Ebony Green seven, Madison Carter six, Liz Pack six, Blair Landes five, Payton Wall four, Tess Baker four and Madison Gilder two.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply