Dec 052012

By Sam Conner
The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Hopi Lady Bruins 70-15 in a game played at Winslow Nov. 27. The win was Winslow’s second in as many games and the outcome was never in doubt. The teams were slated for a rematch at Polacca on Tuesday.
The Lady Bulldogs built a commanding 30-0 first quarter lead. The margin was 46-7 at the intermission and 65-12 after three quarters of play.
Shandiin Armao led all scorers with 29 points for the Lady Bulldogs, followed by Halle Hayes with 11 and Laylane Benslow with 9. Natasha Richardson led the Lady Bruins with 5 points.
Hopi 0 7 5 3 15
Winslow 30 16 19 5 70
Hopi: Natasha Richardson 5, Shana Kooyequaptewa 1, Kayah Roy 2, Caryn Josewa 3, Lavrya Tallas 2 and Kristina Poley 2.
Winslow: Marcella Joe 2, Mattea Begaii 6, Laylane Benslow 9, Halle Hayes 11, Shandiin Armao 29, Tannon Tom 4, Michaela Bia 2, Ami Begay 5 and Katonya Begay 2.
The Lady Bulldogs will participate in the always tough Gallup (N.M.) Invitational Tournament Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 6-8.