Lady Redskins win 2 to improve to 16-10

POCAHONTAS—The Lady Redskins won each of their two games over the week to improve to 16-10 overall and 8-5 in conference play. Following their 47-38 road win over Blytheville last Tuesday night, Jan. 29, the Lady Skins came home to host Westside Friday night where they picked up a 53-38 victory. They traveled to Highland Tuesday night (results to follow next week) before gearing up for the district tournament beginning next week at Pocahontas.

Hosting Westside at Schoonover Friday night before a packed house, the Lady Redskins jumped out to a 10-4 lead by the end of the first quarter before outscoring the Lady Warriors 13-11 in the second to lead 23-15 at the half. They would go on to score 15 points in both the third and fourth quarters while holding Westside at bay for the win. Pocahontas shot 51 percent from the field and 60 percent from the line while putting up 26 rebounds with seven turnovers. Westside would shoot 32 percent from the field and 64 percent from the line with 15 rebounds and nine turnovers.

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