Dec 042013

By Sam Conner
The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Page Lady Sand Devils 53-39 in the first game of the 2013 basketball season, which was played No. 26 in Winslow.
The Winslow squad built a 16-8 first quarter advantage and increased the margin to 28-13 in the second period. Page closed the margin to 16-13 early in that quarter, but the Lady Bulldogs scored the last 12 points of the period. The margin was a still comfortable 41-25 after three quarters of play.
Shandiin Armao led all players in scoring with 19 points for the Lady Bulldogs, followed by Tannon Tom with 15 and Marcella Joe with 12.
Amber Sloan led Page with 15 points.
Page 8 5 12 14 39
Winslow 16 12 13 12 53
Page: Kaitlynn Begay 3, Natasha Henry 7, Ariel Austin 6, Brooke Lister 6, Ashley Dempay 2 and Amber Sloan 15.
Winslow: Marcella Joe 12, Jacey Sangster 3, Tannon Tom 15, Halle Hayes 4 and Shandiin Armao 19.
The Lady Bulldogs were slated to host the Window Rock Lady Scouts Dec. 3 in their second game of the season. They will compete in the Gallup Invitational Tournament Thursday, through Saturday, Dec. 5-7, in what is usually one of their toughest tests of the season.