The Ware County Lady Gators remain unbeaten on the season as they racked up two more wins Wednesday and Thursday to push their record to 11-0 on the season. (A special thanks to the WJH for their stories below and the coverage provided for our teams)
Ware County 60 Harlem 20
Ware County scored 39 points off 32 Lady Bulldog turnovers in winning for the 11th consecutive time. A 12-point first quarter advantage grew to 39 points by the end of the third period for the Lady Gators. Ware County dominated the paint outscoring Harlem 44-10. Shondell Vickers led a trio of double-figure scorers finishing with a game-high 16 points and a team-high seven rebounds. She also had three steals and an assist. Waynisha Coleman (three rebounds) and Chyna Bacon (two assists, steal) contributed 11 and 10 points respectively. Ware County raced out to a 17-5 first quarter advantage. The Lady Gators doubled their margin in the second stanza using a 16-4 scoring advantage to open up a 33-9 lead at intermission. A 17-2 run during the third period pushed Ware's lead to 50-11. The "mercy rule" was utilized during the fourth quarter. Rodniqua Davis (four rebounds, two steals, assist) led a group of six other players in the scoring column. Arviniece McDonald (six rebounds, three assists, steal) and Mataea Boyd (team-high six steals, five rebounds, three assists) added five points apiece. Kelcey Davis (assist, steal) was next with four points. Lizzie Shubert (four rebounds, two assists, two steals) contributed two points. Shaqaila Davis netted a free throw. Kennedy Sanders dished out a team-high six assists and recorded four steals.
Ware County 62 Vidalia 54
Shondell Vickers led a trio of Lady Gators in double figures scoring a game-high tying 19 points as Ware County pulled away from a 26-all stalemate at intermission. Vickers scored 18 points in the paint helping the Lady Gators win the war inside (40-32). She grabbed five rebounds, had a team-high tying four assists, blocked a team-high four shots and added a steal. Chyna Bacon added 12 points to go along with a team-high seven rebounds. She also had four assists and a steal. Mataea Boyd contributed 11 points, pulled down five rebounds, blocked two shots and had three assists. Vidalia was able to grab a 14-12 first quarter advantage with the Lady Gators returning the two-point scoring advantage in the second stanza sending the two teams to the locker room tied at 26-all. Ware County outpointed the Lady Indains 14-11 in the third period to take a 40-37 lead into the final eight minutes. The scoring quickened in the fourth with the Lady Gators holding a 22-17 advantage for the final eightpoint margin. Kennedy Sanders was next in the scoring column for Ware County netting eight points to go along with six rebounds, three assists and a team-high two steals. Lizzie Shubert followed with six points, three rebounds and a steal. Waynisha Coleman contributed four points, grabbed four rebounds, handed out two assists and recorded a steal. Rodniqua Davis canned two free throws and grabbed a rebound. Justyce Eason paced Vidalia with 19 points. Gabrielle Chambliss added 10 points.
* The Lady Gators return to action against Bacon County in Alma on January 3rd.
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