YODER – The Southeast Lady Cyclones hosted the North-South Shootout Jan. 6-7 and came away with a 4-0 record, gaining wins over Shoshoni, Big Horn, Kaycee and Tongue River.
“I thought overall we had an okay weekend,” coach Jennifer Scheer said. “We had some up and down basketball, but there were some really good stretches.”
Southeast 53, Shoshoni 41
Southeast opened the weekend against Shoshoni. The Lady Cyclones put up 19 points in the first quarter to the Lady Wranglers’ seven. Southeast was outscored in the second and fourth quarters, but hung on for the win, 53-41.
Emily Buchanan was the leading scorer for Southeast, with 18 points. Hailey Anderson chipped in 12 points and eight boards, three of which came on offense, and four assists. The Lady Cyclones got sent to the free-throw line 18 times, where they knocked down nine of their shots.
Southeast 40, Big Horn 38
The Lady Cyclones closed out Friday against Big Horn. Southeast took a 32-23 lead into the final frame. In the fourth quarter, the Lady Rams outscored Southeast 15-8, but came up two points short, giving Southeast the win, 40-38.
“The first quarter against Big Horn was good and then we managed to cling on to the lead,” Scheer said.
For the second game in a row, Buchanan and Anderson were the top two scorers, with 15 and 10 points, respectively. Anderson recorded a double-double against Big Horn, with 12 boards. Ellie Schmitt and Kaci Schmick each had five rebounds on the night and Whitney Foos posted three assists.
Southeast 40, Kaycee 24
Kaycee proved to be no match for the Lady Cyclones on Saturday morning. Southeast held a 15-6 lead after the first quarter and cruised to a 40-24 win.
Buchanan was the top scorer for Southeast, with 20 points. She also had a team-high four assists. Anderson led the Lady Cyclones in rebounds, with eight. Schmick added six rebounds and her and Anderson each had three offensive boards. Anderson accounted for three of Southeast’s assists. In the game against Kaycee and over much of the weekend, the Lady Cyclones had a majority of their roster on the floor.
“I was extremely happy to get some freshman on the court,” Scheer said. “Getting some girls on the court in some big games was big for us. I was impressed with some of the younger girls that got on the court.”
Southeast 36, Tongue River 27
Both Southeast and Tongue River got off to slow start. The first quarter score was 6-5 in favor of the Lady Cyclones. Southeast exploded for 13 points in the second quarter and put up 17 points in the second half to close out the win, 36-27.For the complete article see the 01-11-2017 issue.
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