AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL REPORT
January 18, 2016
Dawson Lady Eagles
The Dawson (19-7) girls’ basketball team improved to 11-0 in District 22-6A with a convincing 65-13 win over Pasadena Rayburn last week.
The Lady Eagles led 22-5 after one period and 32-8 at halftime in the lopsided victory.
Elizabeth Davis led Dawson with 17 points and Maddie Powers scored 13.
Manvel is one game behind Dawson in the 22-6A standings while Pearland is 8-3.
Dawson 51 - Alvin 39
Dawson (18-7, 10-0) remained unbeaten in the District 22-6A girls’ basketball race with a 51-39 win at Alvin Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles trailed 13-11 after one quarter before surging to a 24-19 halftime lead. Dawson then stretched the lead to 38-25 entering the final period.
Maddie Powers led Dawson with 17 points.
Friendswood Lady Mustangs
The Lady Mustangs won the first two quarters to take a seven-point halftime lead, but the Wolverines rallied in the second half to force overtime.
In a low-scoring overtime period, Friendswood won 4-2, to help the Lady Mustangs squeak out a home victory on Friday night.
Kayla Callaway led the Lady Mustangs with 10 points.
Friendswood is now 6-3 in district.
Clear Lake 58 - Friendswood 43
The Lady Mustangs trailed by only three points after two quarters, but the Lady Falcons took control of the game in the second half, as Clear Lake outscored Friendswood by 12 points to place both teams tied for third place in District 24-6A at 5-3 with six district games remaining.
Melanie Otto led the Lady Mustangs with 12 points, and Kristen Cole added 11 points for Friendswood.
Pearland Lady Oilers
The Pearland Lady Oilers are very much in the playoff hunt under new head coach Lauren Martens.
The Lady O's came from behind to edge the Dobie Lady Longhorns 47-42 in a District 22-6A contest.
Pearland jumped out to a 12-4 first quarter and then the two teams gathered momentum offensive with the Lady Horns edging the Lady Oilers 17-14 in the second period to cut the lead to 26-21 at intermission.
Dobie took the lead in the third 16-9 making the score 37-35 entering the final stanza.
The Lady Oilers surged ahead with 12 points while the defense limited the Lady Horns to only five points allowing Pearland to get the come-from-behind victory to remain in third place in the district standings behind undefeated Dawson and Manvel.