Lady Cougars erase deficit with fifty point second half in cruising to 83-56 win


Facing a three point deficit at halftime Saturday afternoon at the Dodge City Classic, the Barton Community College women’s basketball team exploded for fifty second half points to run away from Fort Scott Community College 83-56.   Barton shot over fifty-five percent in the second half while putting on the defensive clamps limiting the Lady Greyhounds to twenty points and eighteen percent shooting as the Lady Cougars improved to 3-1 on the season while dropping Fort Scott to 3-1.   The Lady Cougars will be on the road again next weekend in Otero, Colorado, for two games in the Otero Classic.  Barton will play the 2:00 p.m. game on Friday against Trinidad State Junior College then take on the host Lady Rattlers at 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Putting up historical numbers, Dodge City freshman Katrina Roenfeldt continued her great start knocking down 7-of-10 shots behind the arc to jump into a tie for the third best single game three pointers made in Barton history.  Connecting on 4-of-4 of her long distance shots in the first half, Roenfeldt finished the game with a career high twenty-four points on 8-of-14 shooting while also grabbing six rebounds.

Having led the Lady Cougars in scoring in each of the first three games of the season, sophomore Phikala Anthony also had a great night scoring fifteen second half points to finish with nineteen and pulling down a team high eight rebounds and dishing out five dimes.   Keneisha Winfrey added eleven as the Mississippi freshman made 9-of-10 from the charity stripe to go along with a team high six assists.

Sierra Shoulders led three Lady Greyhounds in double digit scoring with fifteen and team high six assists.  Kamiron Luptak scored fourteen with Carlie Wilhelmi added twelve with a team high nine rebounds.


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