Duo leads NCTA girls

The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers improved to 4-1 with a 76-23 win over Cleburne Christian.

Carolina Bianchi (34) and Esther Udonsi (30) combined for 64 points and 42 rebounds (Bianchi 24, Udonsi 18). In addition, Udonis had nine assists.

“These two act like they’ve been playing ball together for years,” said first-year NCTA coach Jodie Stevens. “They have amazing chemistry despite the fact they’ve only played together for a month.”

Jenny Chen had four points and five assists, Sophie Schulz had four points, and Sydney Lindsey scored four points.