Feb 192014

By Sam Conner
The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Snowflake Lady Lobos 53-39 to win Division III Sectional Tournament Championship in a game played Saturday in Show Low. The win improved Winslow’s record to 22-4 going into the state tournament.
The Bulldogs built a 16-8 lead in the first quarter and expanded it to a comfortable 31-16 by the intermission. The third quarter was a low scoring affair, but Winslow increased the lead to 41-20. Snowflake made up some ground in the final period, but the outcome was never in doubt.
Halle Hayes had a magnificent game and led all scorers with 22 points for Winslow. Shandiin Armao added 14 and Jayce Sangster scored eight points for the victors.
Marisa Godfrey and Jessica Neff led Snowflake with 14 points each.
Snowflake 8 8 4 19 39
Winslow 16 15 10 12 53
Snowflake: Tori Flake 2, Marisa Godfrey 14, Macie Rawlins 1, Kadi Johnson 4, Annika Decker 4 and Jessica Neff 14.
Winslow: Stephanie Begody 2, Michaela Bia 1, Marcella Joe 1, Jayce Sangster 8, Tannon Tom 5, Halle Hayes 22 and Shandiin Armao 14.