Lady Wildcats easily dispose of Providence 62-24
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
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After losing six straight games, Trigg County was glad to see Providence on the schedule.

The Lady Wildcats set season highs in six categories and ten players scored as they beat Providence 62-24 Feb. 1 at the Dog Pound.

Trigg County held Providence scoreless in the second quarter and used a 31-0 run to build a 36-3 halftime lead before cruising in the second half.

The Lady Wildcats established season highs in points (62), field goals (26), attempts (85), rebounds (60), assists (11), and steals (26).

"It was good to see them play with a smile on their face," said Head Coach Amy Breckel. "We were able to play a lot of people and try some different things."

Trigg Count got good balance in their scoring, with every player seeing more than six minutes of floor time.

Felicia Crenshaw led the scoring with 14 points, while adding a season-high 12 rebounds.

Laquisha Boyd added eight points and 14 rebounds, and Molly Walters added ten points.

Laykn Brooks scored eight points, and Kayla Joiner came off the bench to score a career-high eight points and grab five rebounds.

Scoring was slow early as Trigg built a 5-3 lead in the game’s first four minutes. But Crenshaw scored six of Trigg’s next 10 points as they scored the final 17 points of the quarter.

Trigg County wasn’t particularly accurate with their shooting, hitting just 31-percent from the floor.

But the Lady Wildcats won the other statistical categories to make up for it.

Trigg outrebounded Providence 60-26. They had 32 offensive rebounds that led to 16 second chance points.

The Lady Wildcats also forced 36 turnovers and held a 35-1 advantage in points off turnovers.

Trigg County snapped a six-game losing streak and now stands at 5-12 on the season.

Providence (1-16) was led by La’Shyra Williams’ eight points.

The Lady Bulldogs hit just 8-of-40 (20-percent) from the floor.

The win was Trigg County’s 11th straight over Providence dating back to 1997 – their longest current winning streak over any opponent.
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