Published On: Tue, Feb 8th, 2011

BASKETBALL: Lady Braves take Conference Title

ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT

Cherokee 85 Hayesville 47

            The Cherokee Lady Braves destroyed the Hayesville Lady Yellow

The Cherokee Landy Braves, seen running onto the court prior to Monday's game against Hayesville, won the Smoky Mountain Conference Championship, by defeating the Lady Yellow Jackets 85-47. (VITA NATIONS/One Feather contributor)

Jackets 85-47 to take the regular season Smoky Mountain Conference Championship on Monday, Feb. 7.  Led by senior Rayna Davis who had 17 points and 7 rebounds, the Lady Braves averaged more than 20 points per period.  Cherokee led at halftime 46-23 and continued in the second half to take the win by 38 points. 

Lady Braves stats:

Rayna Davis: 17 points; 7 rebounds; 4 steals; 3 assists

Jordyn Thompson:  5 points
Meshay Long:  2 points

Kayla Smith:  2 points; 5 rebounds

Celine Lambert:  4 points
Tashina Martin:  6 points

Hannah Youngdeer:  2 points
Alexis Maney:  11 points; 5 rebounds
Elizabeth Wahnetah:  4 points; 5 rebounds; 4 assists

Paige Jackson:  8 points
Avery Mintz:  11 points; 7 rebounds; 3 assists; 3 steals

Kelsey Jackson:  10 points; 7 rebounds
Megan Wilnoty:  3 points 

Cherokee 63 Murphy 59

            The Lady Braves edged the Murphy Lady Bulldogs 63-59 at home on Thursday, Feb. 3.  Cherokee jumped out to an early 16-4 lead and led at halftime 33-22.  They were able to hold off a late Murphy run to take the game by four points. 

Lady Braves stats:

Rayna Davis:  12 points; 8 rebounds; 4 steals
Jordyn Thompson:  12 points
Paige Jackson:  5 points
Celine Lambert:  5 points
Elizabeth Wahnetah:  8 points; 3 assists
Alexis Maney:  4 points; 8 rebounds
Tashina Martin:  1 point

Kelsey Jackson:  9 points; 8 rebounds

Avery Mintz:  8 points; 5 rebounds; 3 assists

Cherokee 53 Andrews 28

            The Lady Braves defeated the Andrews Lady Wildcats 53-28 at home on Friday, Feb. 4.  The Lady Braves jumped out to an early 15-2 lead and led at halftime 33-16.  Scoring slowed in the second half by both teams, but Cherokee still outscored Andrews 20-12 and took the win by 25 points. 

Lady Braves stats:

Paige Jackson:  4 points; 3 steals
Celine Lambert:  4 points
Elizabeth Wahnetah:  2 points; 5 assists
Rayna Davis:  8 points; 9 rebounds; 3 steals
Alexis Maney:  10 points; 5 rebounds
Hannah Youngdeer:  2 points
Tashina Martin:  4 points
Kelsey Jackson:  4 points; 5 rebounds
Avery Mintz:  15 points; 5 rebounds; 4 blocks

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