PITTSBURG, Kan. — A 16-8 first-quarter advantage helped St. Mary’s Colgan coast to a 49-30 win over Miami here Tuesday night.
The Lady Wardogs (1-6) shot only 25 percent from the field, connecting on 11 of 44 field goal attempts. They were 5-of-17 from 3-point range.
Miami had only two free throw chances the entire game, with Tori Lofgren converting on one of her two chances.
By comparison the Lady Panthers were 17-of-27 at the line as Miami was whistled for 21 fouls as opposed to only nine for the hosts.
St. Mary’s Colgan opened up a 28-17 lead at the half then coasted into the fourth quarter with a 15-point advantage.
The Lady Wardogs were outscored 10-6 in the final stanza.
Tara Linton was MHS’ leading scorer with 15 points.
Others getting points for Miami were Lofgren with six, Abby Osborn with three and Malarie Thompson, Rebecca Bell and Jordan Quapaw with two each.
Malarie VanBecelaere and Aubri Piccini were the Lady Panthers’ leaders with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Miami hosts Seneca Thursday at the Miami Activity Center.