Shelbyville Daily Union

December 27, 2013

A&M Ladies Knock Nokomis

John Curtis
Daily Union Sports Editor

---- — Central A&M ran their record to 11-3 prior to Christmas by knocking off Nokomis, 61-52.

After falling behind early, 14-10, the Raiders struck back and led at the break by five, 31-26. A&M kept the advantage in the 2nd half, extending their lead to eight points heading into the 4th, 45-36. They refused to let Nkoomis trim the margin at the closing bell and won by nine.

Ryan Dooley scored a career-high 28 points, quicking her way to nine buckets in close and sinking two shots from downtown. She also made 4-of-9 at the line. Taylor Jordan also connected twice from long distance, shot 4-of-6 at the line, and finished with 18 points. Olivia Jordan had a season-high six points.

The Raiders got the win by nine, despite Nokomis shooting ten more free throws (30 to 20) and making 11 more free throws (21 to 10). A&M did have a six point advantage from the arc (15-9) and a 14 point advantage from 2-point land (36-22).

Saturday, 12/21

Central A&M 61, Nokomis 52

Nok's 14-12-11-15--52

A&M 10-21-14-16--61

A&M stats: Dooley 28 (9-2s, 2-3 pt FGs, 4/9 FTs), T. Jordan 18 (4-2s, 2-3 pt FGs, 4/6 FTs), O. Jordan 6 (2 FGs, 2/2 FTs), Kayla Gibson 3 (FG), Kaley Hennings 2 (FG, 0/1 FTs), Abigail Hilton 2 (FG), Morgan Damery 0 (0/2 FTs). Team FGs 23. 3-Pointers: 5 (Dooley 2, T. Jordan 2, Gibson). Team FTs 10-of-20.

Nok stats: Schneider 26 (8 FGs, 10/16 FTs), McClain 12 (1-2, 2-3 pt FGs, 4/4 FTs), Foster 11 (2 FGs, 7/8 FTs), Gaskin 3 (FG), Suslee 0 (0/2 FTs). Team FGs 14 (3-3s). Team FTs 21-of-30.