Lady Bears win twice in Huntsville

The Plainview Lady Bears wrapped up their pre-Christmas schedule over the weekend with a pair of big wins in Westminster Christian’s Christmas Tournament over the hosting team and New Hope.

The two wins lifted the Lady Bears record to 11-5 this season.

PLAINVIEW 45, NEW HOPE 11

The Lady Bears dominated the New Hope Indians from start to finish on Friday in Huntsville.

Plainview’s pressuring defense forced New Hope to turn the ball over 32 times and allowed to hit just 4-of-18 shots from the field.

The Lady Bears outscored New Hope 10-4 in each of the first two quarters to take a 20-8 lead at halftime.

Plainview was even more dominant in the second half, outscoring the Lady Indians 18-3 in the third and 7-0 in the fourth as they easily held on for the win.

Payton Blevins hit 4-of-6 from long range and led the Lady Bear with 16 points. Harley Wilkins hit four shots from the field and netted nine.

Avery Price scored six points, Jenna Mayes netted four, Morgan Richey and Kenzi Traylor scored three each and Jesi Farris and Elaine Puckett netted two points each.

PLAINVIEW 61, WESTMINSTER CHR. 33

The Lady Bears got more of a challenge from the Westminster Christian Lady Warriors, but a big second quarter helped them pull away for another win by a wide margin.

A back-and-forth first quarter saw the Lady Bears jumped ahead 12-10. Plainview then went on a 20-4 run for the rest of the half to take a 32-14 edge at the half.

Plainview outscored Westminster by five in both the third and fourth quarters to hang on for the win.

Elaine Puckett hit 6-of-7 shots in the paint to lead the Lady Bears with a dozen points. Ava Smith hit a pair of 3-pointers and scored nine.

Jenna Mayes shot 4-for-5 inside the arc and scored eight points. Morgan Richey and Tobi Trotter netted seven each.

Ali Price scored five, Reagan Williams, Payton Blevins and Avery Price scored three points each. Kenzi Traylor and Harley Wilkins scored two points each.

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