Lady Lancers 2-0 at Thanksgiving Classic

Andrew Towne/Torrington Telegram EWC sophomore guard Abril Rexach Roure goes up for a layup earlier this season against Northwest Kansas Tech. Rexach Roure combined for 31 points, including 20 Saturday against Trinidad State in a 2-0 weekend at the Thanksgiving Classic in Scottsbluff, Neb.

EWC to host WNCC Friday at 5:30 p.m.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – The Eastern Wyoming College Lady Lancers remained unbeaten with a 2-0 record at the WNCC’s Thanksgiving Classic at the Cougar Palace.

On Friday, EWC scored 36 first-quarter points en route to a 108-73 victory over the Nebraska All-Stars.

The 108 points is a season-high for the team as five Lady Lancers recorded double-figure scoring, led by Morning Gambler with a game-high 32 points. Emily Buchanan added 19. Abril Rexach Roure and McKenzie Becker had 11 and Ines Salat Margarit 10.

As a team, EWC sank 16 of its 35 3-point attempts while shooting at a 50.6 percent clip over 40 the 40-minute contest.

The next day, the Lady Lancers knocked off Trinidad State Junior College 85-67.

EWC jumped out to a 17-8 advantage, extending its lead to 43-30 by halftime.

In the second half, the Trojans nearly matched the Lady Lancers over the final 20 minutes.

Eastern Wyoming outshot Trinidad State 48.5 percent to 37.5 percent and dominated the glass 41-29.

Buchanan and Rexach Roure combined for 47 points in the win. Buchanan had a game-high 27 while Rexach Roure added 20. Salat Margarit added 12.

The Lady Lancers (8-0) host Western Nebraska Community College (7-2) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30.

EWC     36 24 24 24 — 108

All-Stars  22 18 18 15 — 73

EWC: Abril Rexach Roure 11, Ines Salat Margarit 10, Macie Mackey 3, Emily Buchanan 19, Nicole Cutler 8, Morning Gambler 32, Mar Bastida Olivares 5, McKenzie Becker 11, Kelliann Raff 2, Barbara Trehub 6, Paula Martinez Sanz 1.

All-Stars: Morgan Broussard 13, Ashley Guzman 2, Chalsey Grentz 7, DeNae Quijas 9, Cheryl Salazar 3, Jessica Aratani 24, Ashley Fenning 15

TSJC    8 22 19 18 — 67

EWC 17 26 20 22 — 85

TSJC: Shaylynn Choate 2, Destinee Vigil 17, Cassia McCaskill 6, Hannah Gilmore 9, Julia Trujillo 6, Adonica Baca-Martinez 10, Nuria Saez 6, Linsi Calvo 6, Conner Proctor 5.

EWC: Abril Rexach Roure 20, Ines Salat Margarit 12, Macie Mackey 4, Emily Buchanan 27, Nicole Cutler 6, Morning Gambler 6, McKenzie Becker 4, Paula Martinez Sanz 6.


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