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NDV Lady Wave

Lady Wave downs Warriors for ninth win

By Angie Ledbetter

The North Delta Lady Wave began the new year with a huge win over the Lady Warriors from Deer Creek on Friday, January 4, when they came out on top 55-34 and improved their overall record to 9-7.     

The Lady Wave was without one of their starters, Linsey Herbert, who had an injury from a game before the holiday break.  

According to Head Lady Wave Coach Phil Douglas, Hebert is better and will return to action tonight when they play at Winona.

Bradi Beard, an eighth grader, took on Hebert’s role scoring 10 points, making 80 percent from the three-point line, 66.7 percent of all field goals and sinking every free throw.

Beard also recorded six steals, four assists and one rebound.

Lauren Kimzey added 12 points by shooting just over 28 percent from the field including 50 percent from beyond the arch.

Madison Greenlee also chipped in 12 points for the night, making 35 percent from the field. She led the team on rebounds with 13. Greenlee also had four rebounds and one steal. Laci Dubravec scored 10 points, to go along with five rebounds, two steals and three assists.

Sara Waldrip contributed  nine points, had nine rebounds, five steals and two assists.

The Lady Green Wave was up 12-7 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Dubravec made a three pointer with 3:39 left on the clock. The Lady Wave had a 10 point lead at halftime, 24-14.

They kept the lead and at the end of the third quarter had a 36-25 lead over the Lady Warriors and continued 55-34 to end game.

Head Lady Wave Coach Phil Douglas said he was proud of his team.  

“We’re playing with four sophomores and a freshmen and I think that they have done real well this year.,” he said.

“We’ve played some tough teams,” Douglas added

“Our rebounds have really improved tonight,” Douglas added. “We had 23 at halftime.”