Lipan girls make short work of Goldthwaite

February 12, 2014

In what was expected to be one of their biggest tests of the season, the Lipan Lady Indians made short work of Goldthwaite in a Class A playoff warmup basketball game Saturday, 64-29.

The game, played in Gorman, featured the Lady Indians (32-1), the No. 1 team in the state in Class A Division II against Goldthwaite (20-6), the No. 8 team in Class A Division I.

But Lipan, in winning for a 32nd straight time, used a 21-4 run in the third quarter to break the contest open and take a 45-16 lead into the final quarter.

Shauna Coleman led Lipan with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Lanie Roberts scored 14 with eight steals, and Kayla Wheeler added 16 points.

The Lady Indians’ swarming defense forced Goldthwaite into 25 turnovers and had 17 steals.

Lipan, the champions of District 17-A, received a bye in bidistrict. The Lady Indians will play in the area round Friday against the winner between Abbott and Avalon at a site and time being determined at press time.

Girls basketball

Lipan 13 11 21 19 – 64

Goldthwaite 5 7 4 11 – 29

Lipan (32-1) scoring – Shauna Coleman 17, Kayla Wheeler 16, Lanie Roberts 14, Kylee Cross 5, Bryanna Phelps 4, Taylor Herrera 3, Shelby Bontke 2, Tallen Halliday 2, Katelyn Martin 1.

3-pointers – Roberts 2, Wheeler 2, Herrera 1, Cross 1.

Rebound leaders – Coleman 11, Roberts 5.

Assist leaders – Herrera 4, Roberts 3.

Steal leaders – Roberts 8, Coleman 5.

Block leaders – Coleman 3, Phelps 2.

2-point FG – Lipan 19-40 (48 percent). Goldthwaite 9-30 (30 percent).

3-point FG – Lipan 6-21 (29 percent). Goldthwaite 1-12 (8 percent).

Free throws – Lipan 10-15 (67 percent). Goldthwaite 6-14 (43 percent).

Total rebounds – Lipan 26 (7 offensive). Goldthwaite 33 (13 offensive).

Lipan total assists – 9.

Lipan total steals – 17.

Lipan total blocks – 5.

Turnovers – Lipan 9. Goldthwaite 25.

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