The Lady Centurions played three impressive games in the 2A State Tournament last week.
Games began at CAL on Tuesday night against Taylor County. The girls came away with the win 50-37. Leading scorers included Jaya McClure – 16, Shelby Calhoun – 9, Mia Beam – 9, Arina Khlopkova – 8. Next, the girls traveled to Nelson County to take on #24 Marion County. The Lady Centurions fought hard to pull out the victory 66-57.
Outstanding teamwork led to some impressive stats. (Sarah McDonald 15pts, 7 rebounds, 1 block – Mia Beam 15pts, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block – Arina Khlopkova 12 pts, 7 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists, 1 steal – Jaya McClure 11 pts, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals – Sydney Raque 9 pts, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal – Shelby Calhoun 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 6 steals, 2 blocks. The girls traveled back to Nelson County to play in the 2A State Sectional Championship on Saturday night. A combined effort by all the girls led to an easy victory 67-33. To the excitement of the fans, both the team and each individual girl received a championship plaque. Another memorable moment was when Shelby Calhoun, Jaya McClure, Sarah McDonald, and Arina Khlopkova were named to the All Tournament Team.
It will be an exciting week for the Lady Centurions. On Thursday, they are headed to the Elite 8 in Owensboro. They play their first game on Friday at 5:00 (CST).