Lady Bulldogs eliminate Lady Sharks 56-30

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Shadow Creek senior Kameryn Phillips scores two of her team-high 12 points in the 56-30 loss to the Summer Creek Lady Bulldogs. Summer Creek advanced to the 6A Region III tournament. (Photo by Michael McManus)

The defending Class 6A Region III champions eliminated the Shadow Creek Lady Sharks 56-30 from the post-season.

The 6A Region III playoff contest began with the Lady Sharks finding some early offense against the aggressive Lady Bulldogs who scored 13 points in the opening quarter while Shadow Creek managed only one field goal while going 4-of-7 from the free throw line for only six points.

Both teams scored nine points each in the second period as Summer Creek had three field goals and shooting 3-of-6 from the charity stripe while Shadow Creek had two baskets and were 5-of-7 from the free throw line as the Lady Bulldogs had a 22-15 lead at intermission.

Summer Creek continued to control the game as they took the third quarter 15-11. The Lady Bulldogs got three long-range field goals as part of their arsenal while the Lady Sharks managed four baskets and 3-of-4 from the line. Summer Creek took a 37-26 lead into the final frame.

Things fell apart for the Lady Sharks down the stretch as they score only four points while the Lady Bulldogs scored 19 points to make the final score 56-30.

Shadow Creek finished the season with a 24-13 overall record and 9-3 in district.

Leading scorer for Shadow Creek was senior Kameryn Phillips who tossed in 12 points.