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No. 5 Pirates control 'Hound women

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Fort Scott's Ashlie Baker (23) takes a shot over Independence's DaShawna Carey in Wednesday night's game at Arnold Arena.
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Fort Scott Community College's women held Independence within shouting distance in the first five minutes of play at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. But after that, the fifth-ranked Pirates took firm control and went on to a 71-51 victory in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play.

Fort Scott was within 11-7 with 15 minutes remaining in the first half after Kerenza Singletary scored a basket off a teammate's miss. After that, Independence -- which saw 11 players score -- rolled.

The Pirates (5-0 East, 17-0 overall) held the 'Hounds (1-4, 4-13) to 7-of-30 field-goal shooting (23 percent) in the first half and built a 36-21 lead.

The Pirates also held FSCC scoreless for the first five minutes of the second half and increased the margin to 45-21.

Jolee Sharp had a second consecutive double-double for the Greyhounds with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Ashlie Baker added 14 points while Kendra Mattox led with 14.


INDEPENDENCE: Carey 2-7 1-2 5, Tastove 1-4 0-0 2, Steinle 1-4 3-4 5, Graves 1-6 0-0 2, Liepa 0-0 0-0 0, Priede 2-6 0-0 5, Filippovica 3-5 0-1 6, Moyer 4-10 3-3 14, Johnson 5-6 0-0 12, Anderson 1-3 1-2 3, Floyd 4-9 2-2 11, Frazier 3-9 0-1 6. TOTALS: 27-69 10-15 71.

FORT SCOTT: Crow 0-6 0-0 0, Young 0-4 0-0 0, Sharp 5-12 3-6 13, Singletary 2-3 0-1 4, Mattox 5-10 4-5 16, Carter 2-7 0-0 4, Baker 4-18 6-7 14. TOTALS: 18-60 13-19 51.

Halftime: Independence, 36-21.

Three-point field goals: Independence 7-26 (Moyer 3-9, Johnson 2-3, Priede 1-3, Floyd 1-3, Carey 0-1, Tastove 0-3, Graves 0-4), Fort Scott 2-13 (Mattox 2-4, Young 0-1, Sharp 0-1, Baker 0-2, Crow 0-5).

Total fouls: Independence 16, Fort Scott 14. Fouled out: None. Technical fouls: None.

Rebounds: Independence 41 (Frazier 8), Fort Scott 49 (Sharp 13). Assists: Independence 9 (3 with 2 each), Fort Scott 8 (Baker 5). Turnovers: Independence 14, Fort Scott 24. Steals: Independence 14 (Anderson 6), Fort Scott 9 (Sharp 3). Blocked shots: Independence 4 (Steinle 3), Fort Scott 2 (Carter 2).



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