Brook Hill Lady Guard 25, Cedar Hill Trinity Christian Lady Tigers 71, FINAL
BH: 2 10 9 4 - 25
CHTC: 23 19 18 11 - 71
The Brook Hill Lady Guard varsity basketball team returned to the hardwood last week, as the team traveled to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for a first round playoff game against the Cedar Hill Trinity Christian Lady Tigers Friday, Feb. 10.
In the first quarter, the home team Lady Tigers began the contest with a strong offensive push against the Lady Guard, as Cedar Hill collected a total of 23 points, while also using their powerful defense to limit Brook Hill to just two points of opening quarter offense.
The Lady Tigers continued to capitialize on offensive opportunities against the Lady Guard in the second quarter of play, as Cedar Hill outscored Brook Hill, 19-10. At the halftime break, the teams headed for their respective locker rooms, with the Lady Tigers holding a 42-12 lead over the Lady Guard.
After returning to the court for the second half of action, the teams continued to fight for every possession during the third quarter, but it was the home team Lady Tigers that was able to outflank the Lady Guard, as Cedar Hill scored a total of 18 points, compared to the nine points netted by the Lady Guard.
In the fourth quarter, the Lady Tigers’ strong offensive play was just too much for the Lady Guard to handle, as Cedar Hill outscored Brook Hill, 11-4, en route to claiming the first round playoff victory, 71-25.
Lady Guard senior forward AD Kuechle was the team’s leading scorer in the first round playoff matchup against the Lady Tigers, amassing a total of 10 points.
Other significant contributors for the Lady Guard against the Lady Tigers included junior forward Autumn Webb, with six points; senior forward Lauren Eden, with four points; sophomore guard Ke’Airra Christopher, with three points; sophomore center Grace Brasher, with one point; and junior guard Kaitlynn Rhea, with one point.
The Brook Hill Lady Guard varsity basketball team finished its 2016-2017 season with an overall record with 8-18, 2-4 in district play.