Fillies Go 2-0 in Last 2 Contest
Balance scoring and solid defense was in full effect for the Fillies in their 60-49 win against Blinn. The Fillies took care of business on the defense end in the second and third quarters, holding Blinn to just 18 combined points. Kellymar Ramirez, Jolie Williams and Masha Adashchyk each recorded 3 steals in the contest.
On the offensive end, 3 Fillies finished in double figures, led by Williams who had 14. Adashchyk and Barchkarova both contributed 10 apiece. The scoring was balanced thanks to 17 total assists in the contest. Both Mikayla Etienne and Alicja Falkowska dished out 4 each. Leading the team on the boards with 6 was both Adashchyk and Nyidier Riak.
On Wednesday, balance scoring and consistent offense was the difference maker in the Fillies 71-56 win over the Paris Junior College Dragons. Fillies put together two similar offensive quarters, scoring 37 in the first quarter, and 34 in the second. The Fillies complimented their offense on the defensive end, holding the Dragons to a 23-point first half.
The Fillies saw double figures from four players, led by a season-high 18 points performance for Etinene. Etienne shot a team-best 6-7 from the floor. She also shot 6-7 from the charity stripe. Williams (11), Riak (11) and Falkowska (10) finished in double figures as well. Barchkarova led the team in rebounding with eight.
The Fillies (12-9, 8-3 in conference) continue their road stint as they head to Kilgore Saturday. In the first match up between the two, the Fillies overcame a 19-point first half deficit and came out with the 76-73 victory in Carthage. Game time is set for 2pm.