February 23, 2005
Six players scored in double figures as Chandler thumped Yuma Kofa 108-45 in the first round of the 5A state girls basketball tournament Tuesday night at Chandler High School.
Lauren Hall led the way with 19 points, Paege Knox added 16, Ashlee Brown had 13, Kendra Poole and Lindsi Demik each had 12 points and Miranda Ortiz contributed 10 for Chandler.
The Wolves also collected 41 rebounds and 39 steals.
Chandler advances to host Phoenix Xavier in second-round action at 7 p.m. Thursday.
HIGHLAND 53, KINGMAN 30: The Bulldogs managed just eight points in the middle two quarters of play as the Hawks coasted to a home victory. Amanda Vennard led all scorers with 14 points and Sarah Hays added 10 for the Hawks.
"We played good defense, but we need to continue to be productive offensively," Highland coach Miner Webster said.
"We put a lot of energy into our offense, but we’re not looking good on the scoreboard."
The Fiesta Region champions will host Tucson Canyon del Oro on Thursday.
RED MOUNTAIN 75, PHOENIX NORTH CANYON 26: Kayla Pedersen scored 27 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the Mountain Lions to a big win over the visiting Rattlers. Nicole Childers added 20 points in the win.
Red Mountain will host Horizon on Thursday.
DESERT VISTA 98, PHOENIX TREVOR BROWNE 35: Led by Courtney Ault and Kalei Nance, the Thunder ran by the visiting Bruins. Ault scored 25 points and Nance added 15 points and eight rebounds.
Desert Vista will host Glendale Deer Valley on Thursday.
CORONA DEL SOL 73, GILBERT 47: The Aztecs had 19 steals and Bonnie Barbee scored 17 points as Corona del Sol ran away with a home win.
Corona will host the winner of Tuesday’s game between Tucson Flowing Wells and Phoenix South Mountain on Thursday.
HORIZON 47, WESTWOOD 33: Antoinette Reed and Amy Beaumont scored 14 points apiece to lead the host Huskies to a first-round state tournament victory over the Warriors.
Monique Poolaw was the lone double-digit scorer with 10 points for Westwood.
MESQUITE 85, PHOENIX NORTH 34:
Andie Mason led all scorers with 21 points as Mesquite never trailed in a home win over North.
Brittany Foster added 17 points and Lenica Ruiz scored 12.
Mesquite will host Tolleson on Thursday.
TOLLESON 58, MOUNTAIN POINTE 47:
Yvonne Nuguid scored 13 points to lead the Pride in their loss to the host Wolverines.
Tolleson will play at Mesquite on Thursday.
GLENDALE MOUNTAIN RIDGE 59, DOBSON 47: Marisa Stotler had a gamehigh 22 points for the 13th-seeded Mustangs, who lost at home to the 20th-seeded Mountain Lions.
TUCSON CANYON DEL ORO 36, HAMILTON 34: Alissa Ingallina scored a gamehigh 20 points but it wasn’t enough to overcome the host Dorados.
GLENDALE DEER VALLEY 52, MARCOS DE NIZA 38: Ashley Hardin scored 14 to share top scoring honors with Deer Valley’s Charlieann Chacon as the visiting Padres fell to the Skyhawks.
In other first-round games, topseeded Phoenix St. Mary’s defeated visiting Phoenix Central, 82-27, host Phoenix Xavier topped Tucson Sahuaro, 43-32, and Tucson Salpointe drubbed visiting Phoenix Maryvale, 74-25.