The Barton Community College women’s basketball team scored the first seven points and never looked back Wednesday night at the Barton Gym rolling to a 78-51 victory over Colby Community College. Shooting over 50% for the first time since November, Barton led by fourteen at the break and scored forty-four second half points to snap a two game losing streak. Solidifying its hold on fourth place in the Jayhawk West, Barton improves to 7-7 and 17-9 while dropping Colby to 4-11 and 11-18. The Lady Cougars have two games remaining in the regular season with a two-game lead on fifth place Pratt Community College who stands next on the schedule. Barton and the Lady Beavers will square off in a 6:00 p.m. Saturday contest at Pratt’s Dennis Lesh Sports Arena.
Indiah Cauley led four Lady Cougars in double digit scoring with fifteen points while tying for the team lead in rebounds with seven and dished out five assists. Ciera Lampe, who knocked down 3-of-3 from behind the arc in the first half, finished with thirteen while fellow Dodge City native Katrina Roenfeldt was 3-of-6 behind the arc scoring twelve. The Lady Cougars’ leading scorer, Phikala Anthony, finished with ten points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor. Roenfeldt’s seven boards shared team rebound honors with Cauley while Dominique Baker‘s six dimes led a sixteen assist on thirty field goal effort by the Lady Cougars.
Jada Grady led a balanced Colby team in scoring with ten points as five players scored eight or more points. Amanda Miller led in rebounding with seven while Deja Cato led in assists with three.