WESTFIELD, Dec. 8 - The Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds were able to do something not many teams across Western New York have been able to do.
Slow down Randolph's McKenna Maycock.
The standout player for the Lady Cardinals had just eight points as the Lady Thunderbirds prevailed, 52-37 in the championship game of the Westfield Tip-Off Tournament.
Photo by Justin Goetz
Chautauqua Lake’s Katie Doyle drives to the basket during the first round of the Westfield Tip-Off Tournament on Friday.
Chautauqua Lake's Jenna Einink scored 16 points and added 17 rebounds, four steals and three blocks on her way to being named Tournament MVP.
The Lady Cardinals got out to a 13-8 lead after the first quarter, but Chautauqua Lake took a 21-19 lead into halftime.
In the decisive fourth quarter, the Lady Thunderbirds outscored Randolph, 20-10 to run away with the win.
Ashton Albanesius contributed in the win with 14 points, 13 rebounds and six steals. Courtney Hewes had nine points, 10 rebounds, six steals and four assists for the winners.
Peyton Terette was Randolph's leading scorer with 13 points. She also had four rebounds while Maycock had three steals and eight rebounds.
In the consolation game, Clymer prevailed, 48-27, behind Becca King's 11 points, four steals and two assists.
After a tightly contested first quarter which saw Clymer hold a slim 13-11 lead, it outscored the host team, 9-3, in the second quarter for a 22-14 halftime lead. The Lady Pirates used a 16-8 third-quarter run to outscore the Lady Wolverines, 26-13 in the second half.
Breanna Summers contributed in the win with 10 points and four rebounds. Carli McAfoose had 10 rebounds and MJ Trisket pulled down eight boards for the winners.
The Lady Wolverines were led by Brenna Culbreth's 13 points. Lindsay Harp had four rebounds and as many blocks while Carson Hauser had four assists and two rebounds in a losing effort.
The All-Tournament team consisted of Maycock, Terette, Albanesius, Hewes and McAfoose.
McKenna Maycock was nearly unstoppable Friday night (Dec. 6) as she poured in 34 points, pulled down 14 rebounds, dished out 10 assists and had seven steals in leading the Randolph Lady Cardinals to an impressive 80-23 victory over Westfield in the first round of the Westfield Tip-Off Tournament.
The Lady Cardinals outscored the host team 24-5 in the first quarter and held a 42-15 halftime cushion. They then proceeded to outscore Westfield 38-8 in the second half.
Peyton Terette contributed in the win with 11 points, three assists, two steals and four rebounds.
Sierra Farmer contributed with 16 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double.
The Lady Wolverines received six points and five rebounds from Kari Knopp while Rachel Allen had seven points, three assists, four steals and three rebounds.
The Lady Thunderbirds were equally impressive in their opening game as they took down Clymer, 75-36.
Jenna Einink led the charge with 25 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks while Ashton Albanesius had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Chautauqua Lake held a 38-19 halftime lead and put the game away with a 23-11 third-quarter run.
Tara Hunt contributed in the win with 13 points, six assists and six steals. Courtney Hewes added four points and seven assists for the winners.
The Lady Pirates received 10 points from Carly McAfoose. Breanna Summers scored nine points and added six rebounds in a losing effort.