YODER – The Glenrock Lady Herders tied the game at 16 midway through the second quarter, but the Southeast High School girls’ basketball team responded with a 16-3 spanning into the middle stages of the third quarter.
The run led to a 32-19 lead en route to a 47-32 win over the Lady Herders Saturday afternoon.
The win was the 13th of the season for the Lady Cyclones.
In the early going, Glenrock kept the game close.
The visitors were first on the scoreboard first with a 3-pointer, but not long after that, sophomore Brenna Herring scored the first points for Southeast.
Herring ended up scoring all eight points for the Lady Cyclones in the first quarter as Southeast led 8-7.
The home team’s lead reached 16-12 before four straight points by Glenrock tied the contest, but sophomore Sydney Anderson swished in a triple, sparking the 16-3 run.
With 3:16 minutes remained in the third, Southeast’s lead was 32-19.
The Lady Cyclone lead maxed out at 18 at 43-25 in the early moments of the fourth quarter.
Sophomore Kealy Carson led Southeast with 13 points, while Herring added 12. Senior Jesse Garson had 10.
The Lady Cyclones (13-5) will take a six-game win streak into the 1A East Regional Tournament this weekend.
Southeast’s bid for a berth into the state tournament begins at noon on Thursday, Feb. 25 against Lingle-Fort Laramie Lady Doggers (5-12). The game will be held at Torrington High School’s Willi Gym. The winner qualifies for state, and the loser sees its season come to a close.