The Prescott Lady Wolves took care of business on the road during the Christmas holiday break to create some winning noise on the hardwood for tournament competition hosted at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy December 28-30, 2017.
The Prescott Lady Wolves took care of business on the road during the Christmas holiday break to create some winning noise on the hardwood for tournament competition hosted at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy December 28-30, 2017. The Lady Wolves competed in the 2017 Kameron Hale Sr. Girls Invitational to finish tourney play 2-1 defeating Arkadelphia and Centerpoint, but falling to host tournament team Class 6A Lake Hamilton.
The Lady Wolves entered into tournament play with some momentum by winning their season home-opener against Genoa Central in the triller prior competing in Lake Hamilton for tourney competition. Lady Wolves' leading scorer Lacie Nolen earned Player of the Game honors in Prescott's win over Arkadelphia. Also, team second leading scorer Haleigh Wiley was named Player of the Game for Prescott against Centerpoint.
The Lady Wolves continued to keep their scoring mentality rolling to average nearly over 50 points during tournament competition and defensively hold two opponents under 30 points in both wins.
Head coach B. J. Rogers with assistant coach Heidi Graham keeps their Lady Wolves hungry for hard work ethic on the hardwood as they'll enter into the new year looking to be contenders for tournament mode going into March for a strong finish in conference-league play.
KAMERON HALE INVITATIONAL 2017
LADY WOLVES 48, ARKADELPHIA 27
The Lady Wolves showcased one of their biggest and dominant wins on the hardwood this season to defeat Arkadelphia for an 21 point victory on the first day of tournament competition. The Lady Wolves stormed to an 13-3 first quarter ending led by Prescott "Big 3" Wiley, Nolen and Anna Byers. In the second quarter, the Lady Wolves' defense stood ground to only allow the Lady Badgers four points scored with the Prescott posting nine points through the hoop.
Jai Dorrough got rolling for an scoring spark of contributions with Nolen and Wiley in second period play. At halftime, Prescott led Arkadelphia, 22-7. In the third quarter, the Lady Wolves outscored Arkadelphia 16-9 with Prescott rolling to an 38-16 lead after three periods of action. In the fourth, the Lady Wolves put the game away to pour 10 points in the basket despite the Lady Badgers posting in double-digits with 11 points in the finale period of the game. For the game, Nolen led all scorers with a big 20 points and player of the game honors. Jai Dorrough followed with 11 points for double-figures. Byers added nine points, Wiley had six points and Abigail Dougan contributed six points.
LADY WOLVES 41, LAKE HAMILTON 51
For the battle of the Lady Wolves in day two of tournament competition, Prescott had to face host tourney team Lake Hamilton. Prescott gave it a hard fought effort, but in the end the home-court advantage secured Lake Hamilton to win by 10 points 51-41. For the game, Nolen led scoring with a strong 19 points for double-figures. Wiley finished with nine points, Byers and Jonay Roberts each scored four points apiece, Dorrough added three points and Olivia Williams chipped in two points.
LADY WOLVES 61, CENTERPOINT 30
The Lady Wolves overcame a tough loss to Class 6A Lake Hamilton to come out victorious against the Centerpoint Lady Knights on the final day of tournament play. Centerpoint was held scoreless in the first quarter with the Lady Wolves posting 19 points in opening period play, leading 19-0. In the second, Prescott outscored CP 18-16. At the break, Prescott led the Lady Knights, 37-16. In the second half, Prescott outscored Centerpoint 24-14 with the Lady Wolves rolling to an 31 point victory. For the game, Lady Wolves' Wiley led scoring with a game-high 22 points to earn player of the game honors and Nolen dropped 18 points for a duo of double-figures. Byers and Dorrough each scored five points apiece, Dougan had three points, Roberts, Williams, Carly Van Hook and Bralayzia Stuart each contributed two points apiece.