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Tiger girls split conference matchups

Feb 10, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

After suffering a 58-30 loss to Star Valley Friday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse, Lander Valley High School put things together for a 68-52 girls basketball win Saturday over Jackson.

In the Class 3-A West conference victory, Shanda Post and Keesha Rowan scored 16 points apiece. Teammate Cherikie Tillman contributed 15 points in the balanced attack.

The Tigers host Cody Friday night and play Powell Saturday at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.

LVHS 68, Jackson 52

(Saturday)

Lander's offense was in rhythm from the start against Jackson. The Tigers scored 22 points in the first period for a 22-11 lead.

After being held scoreless in the first frame, Post hit a 3-pointer and two more field goals for a 40-22 halftime cushion.

LVHS was aggressive on the offensive end all game.

The Tigers were 15-31 from the free-throw line.

Star Valley 58, Lander 30

(Friday night)

Star Valley held a slim 13-9 lead after the first quarter. The Lady Braves broke the game open in the second quarter outscoring LVHS 12-5 to take command in the league affair.

The contest was never in doubt after the second period.

Star Valley's Shay Schwab netted 20 points, and Haiely Greenwood ended with 14 points.

Post led LVHS at 16 points.

Star Valley is the No. 4 ranked team in Class 3-A.

Lander 68, Jackson 52

LVHS 22 18 14 14 -- 68

JACKSON 11 11 22 8 -- 52

Lander -- Shanda Post 5 (1) 3-6 16, Kaylynn Cox-Mantlo 4 1-4 9, Drew DeKing 1 0-0 2, Ashlyn Schamber 1 0-0 2, Keesha Rowan 5 6-14 16, Deja Jones 3 2-2 8, Cherikie Tillman 6 3-5 15. Totals 25 (1) 15-31 68.

Jackson -- Foy 1 0-0 2, Johnston 2 2-4 6, Hanson 2 (1) 0-0 7, Williamson 4 0-0 8, Johnson 2 2-4 6, Freeze 3 0-0 6, Tucker 2 0-0 4, Guerrier 6 1-2 13. Totals 18 (3) 5-11 52.

Star Valley 58, Lander 30

STAR VALLEY 13 12 15 18 -- 58

LVHS 9 5 11 5 -- 30

Star Valley -- Jennifer Perry 1 0-02 2 Abby Nicol 1 0-0 2, Lexi Erickson 2 0-0 4, Hailey Greenwood 4 (2) 0-0 14 Shay Schwab 5 (3) 1-2 20, Cortland Jenkins 0 1-1 1, Jessica Woodford 2 (1) 1-2 8, Shelly Brog 1 2-2 4, Jessica Brog 1 1-2 3. Totals 17 (6) 6-11 58.

Lander -- Shanda Post 1 (3) 5-6 16, Keeley Garvin 1 0-1 2 Kaylynn Cox-Mantlo 1 0-0 2, Ashlyn Schamber 1 4-5 6, Keesha Rowan (1) 1-3 4. Totals 4 (4) 10-15 30.

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