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Dec 062013

By Sam Conner
The Window Rock Lady Scouts edged the Lady Bulldogs 62-57 in overtime at Winslow on Tuesday.
The Lady Bulldogs led 12-10 after a close first quarter and were up 30-25 at the half. Window Rock came on strong in the third quarter and cut the lead to 43-42 going into the final period. The Lady Scouts outscored Winslow nine to eight in that period to tie the score at 51-51. Window Rock outscored the Lady Bulldogs 11-6 in the overtime period to take the victory.
Shandiin Armao led all scorers with 26 points for the Lady Bulldogs. Marcella Joe added 12 points for the home team and Halle Hayes scored 10.
Naomie Klah led the Lady Scouts with 16 points. Keeziz Owens and Shaniya Bitsoi scored 12 points each and Nichole Banally tallied 11.
WR 10 15 17 9 11 62
Winslow 12 18 13 8 6 57
Window Rock: Keeziz Owens 12, Danelle Smiley 4, Caleigh Curley 7, Nichole Benally 11, Naomie Klah 16 and Shaniya Bitsoi 12.
Winslow: Michaela Bia 2, Marcella Joe 12, Tannon Tom 5, Halle Hayes 10, Shandiin Armao 26 and Kaelyn Bitsoi 2.
The loss dropped Winslow to 1-1 for the season. The Lady Bulldogs are playing in the Gallup Invitational Tournament, which opened Thursday and continues through Saturday.