Jan 112013

The Lady Roadrunners were unable to hold onto a seven-point halftime lead in Joseph City Tuesday night and fell for the second time this season to the Lady Wildcats, this time by six points with a final score of 61-55.
Holbrook played well in the early stages of the game to build a 16-11 lead heading to the second. Six points from Kaynasa Curley in the second helped Holbrook take a seven-point lead to the break.
In the third, Joseph City went to work on the offensive boards with its tremendous size advantage. Searra Hansen scored 10 of her team high 25 over the eight-minute span which saw Joseph City overtake Holbrook and move in front by four. Shandie Demuth scored six in the period, helping keep Holbrook close. Early in the fourth Joseph City built as much as a 13-point lead before Holbrook rallied back to cut it to five points late in the game. The final margin of six moved Joseph City’s power point game record to 6-1, while Holbrook’s dropped to 6-3.
Jessica Paz led Holbrook with 12 points. Curley finished with 10, Brittany Baldwin, 9, Samantha Smith, 7, Demuth, 6, Mariah Cummings, Teyah Goldtooth and Starla Smith, 3 each, and Col’Bi Nez, 2. Holbrook made seven three-point field goals, but went just four for nine at the charity stripe.
Joseph City was led by Hansen with 25. Taylor Hill added 16, Kristin Baldwin, 14, and Kayla Hughes and Brooke Baldwin, 3 each. The Lady Cats made four three-point shots and went nine for 23 at the charity stripe.
Holbrook 16 9 16 14 55
Joseph City 11 7 27 16 61
The Lady Roadrunners overall record dipped to 16-6. They will host Valley tonight (Jan. 11), then have a week off to prepare for a second game with Valley on Friday, Jan. 18, at Sanders.
Joseph City will play at Cibecue tonight, then travel to Mogollon on Saturday, Jan. 12. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Lady Cats will play host to Seligman.