The Barton Community College women opened up the conference season Monday night with a 77-65 win at Dodge City Community College. The Lady Cougars closed out first half action with a 8-1 stretch to lead 33-27 then blew the game open at the Civic Center midway through the second half with nine straight amidst a 14-2 run in cruising to the win. Dominating the boards 60-32 against the Lady Conquistadors, Barton had two players with double-double performances and a third in double-digit rebounding. The victory improves Barton to 11-2 while dropping Dodge City to 9-6 on the season. The Lady Cougars will have a short turnaround before hosting Garden City Community College in a 5:30 p.m. tip at the Barton Gym.
Indiah Cauley came off the bench with a career high seventeen points to lead five Barton players in double-digits while fellow freshman Dominique Baker also posted a career high with fifteen. Sophomore Phikala Anthony recorded her third double-double of the season scoring fourteen and grabbing a team tying twelve points and four assists with freshman Katrina Roenfeldt getting her first career double-double tying Anthony with twelve rebounds while scoring ten points. Julia Dixon added ten points off the bench while fellow freshman Brandi Williams hauled down ten boards while adding five points.
Tara Whipple led three Lady Conquistadors in double digits with twelve points while Hannah Whitaker put up double-double numbers with eleven points and twelve rebounds. Keiwanna Patterson added ten points while Azaria Nave led in dimes with four