Lady Cyclones improve to 9-1

Andrew Towne/Torrington Telegram Southeast junior Brenna Herring puts up a shot against Kaycee earlier this season. Herring scored 12 points in a 52-16 win over Shoshoni Lady Wranglers on Friday and added 10 more in a 64-22 win over St. Stephens later in the day.

GLENROCK – The Southeast High School girls’ basketball team outscored its opponents 116-38 against a pair of Class 2A opponents at a one-day tournament hosted by Glenrock on Friday.

In the morning game, the Class 1A No. 3-ranked Lady Cyclones held Shoshoni Lady Wranglers to only 16 points in a 52-16 victory.

Southeast did most of its damage in the first half, scoring 29 points in the first quarter and 16 in the second quarter.

By the end of the first, the Lady Cyclones led 29-2, pushing the lead to 45-5 by halftime.

With a running clock in the second half, Southeast only scored seven points, but five of those points came from junior Kealy Carson, who made her season debut after suffering a knee injury over the summer.

Junior Brenna Herring led all scorers with 12 points, while sophomore Baylie Booth added nine. Junior Shelby Ekwall and junior Sydney Anderson had eight apiece.

In the evening contest, Southeast put away St. Stephens in the second and third quarters en route to a 64-22 win.

Southeast led 19-10 after one quarter, but the Lady Cyclone defense limited the Lady Eagles to only four second-quarter points.

On the offensive end of the floor, Southeast dropped 16 more points through the net with seven players scoring at least one point.

With a 35-14 lead at halftime, the Lady Cyclones extended their lead to 56-18, outscoring St. Stephens 21-4.

Four Southeast players scored in double-figures with eight scoring at least one point in the win.

Anderson led all scorers with 14 points, while Booth had 13. Ekwall and Herring added 10 and 11, respectively.

The two wins were the eighth and ninth of the season for the Lady Cyclones, improving their season record to 9-1. Southeast returns home to face Lingle-Fort Laramie at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13.

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