“They freaked out in the beginning. We had several kids sick, hurting and everything like that,” West coach Steve Greene said. “And playing sick and tired and hurt against a team like that, it compounds any error that you make.”
Shelby Hawkins scored 17 points and Erin Conner scored eight points and pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds for the Colts. Chelsea Gill had 14 points, seven steals, seven rebounds and three assists for the Rebels. Hannah Harris had 17 points and four steals while Natalie Settle had 11 points, five steals and four assists. Dee Foster also had six steals as the Rebels forced 35 turnovers, 31 of those coming off steals.
Boyle’s press was effective early. Settle’s three-pointer off a turnover put the Rebels up 9-2.
Back-to-back three-pointers from Harris, the last off a turnover, made it 21-2 Boyle. Boyle had 11 of its 21 points off turnovers in that first quarter.