Lady Bulldogs defeat East Chicago Central 62-32, advance to Sectional title game
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by the USA-365.com team
|Coaches Chris Seibert (right) and Eric Kundich talk it over before the 4A Sectional 1 semifinals in Lowell. (All photos by Mark Smith)|
|CP sophomore Allie Govert (24) sticks close to EC senior Tiara Jackson (22) in second quarter action.|
|EC sisters Taiyanna (11) and Katiyanna Jackson (22) plan to get away from CP defenders Allie Govert (24) and Lilly Stoddard (13) in the second quarter of the second Sectional 1 semifinal game.|
|Crown Point sophomore Alyna Santiago (22) breaks away from East Chicago junior Taylor Williams (5) in Saturday's Sectional 1 semifinal game. CP led 37-17 at the half.|
|East Chicago had trouble all night against the Crown Point defense. Tiara (22) and Taiyanna Jackson (11) face a team of defensive problems in the name of CP's Lilly Stoddard (13), Ellie Van Deel (11), Caitlyn Phillips (10) and Alyna Santiago (22).|
|CP freshman Jessica Carrothers (14) plans to get to the basket while East Chicago's Taylor Williams (5) plans to stop her in first quarter action at the Class 4A Lowell sectional.|
|CP's Jessica Carrothers (14) has the ball, EC's Taiyanna Jackson (11) looks for a call and Alyna Santiago (22) is in the middle of it all in third quarter sectional action at Lowell.|
|CP sophomore Alyna Santiago (22) protects the ball against East Chicago's Kayla Washington (12) in the fourth quarter of Saturday's Sectional 1 semifinal.|
|CP's Jessica Carrothers (14) is out on the fast break against East Chicago's Taylor Williams (5). Carrothers had 18 points at the half and led all scorers with 31 points.|
|Crown Point's 6-foot-3 Lilly Stoddard (13) has a tall task defensively against East Chicago's 6-foot-5 Taiyanna Jackson (11) in the third quarter of the 4A Sectional semifinals. Jackson scored nine in each half to finish with 18 points for the Lady Cardinals.|
|CP senior Yasmine Porter gets to the line in fourth quarter action. CP led 48-26 after three quarters, winning for the 25th time this season. (All photos by Mark Smith)|
|Freshman Jessica Carrothers (14) sophomores Alyna Santiago (22) and Allie Govert (24) listen to senior Caitlyin Phillips (10) on the bench late in the game. Fellow senior Ellie Van Deel (11) just smiles. CP stayed undefeated with a 62-32 victory.|
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|CROWN POINT (25-0)||18||19||11||14||62|
|EAST CHICAGO (10-14)||11||6||9||6||32|
Saturday, February 2, 2019 (re-scheduled from Feb. 1) - Class 4A Sectional 1 Semifinal game at LOWELL, IN
CROWN POINT (62)
Caitlyn Phillips 2-3-9, Ellie VanDeel 4-0-8, Sydney Goodman 0-0-0, Lilly Stoddard
1-3-5, Jessica Carrothers 12-6-31, Grace Tyndall 0-0-0, Yasmine Porter 0-1-1,
Allie Govert 1-0-2, Alyna Santiago 3-0-6, Paige Sanborn 0-0-0, Alexis Smith
0-0-0, Gabbie Vania 0-0-0. TOTALS: 23, (13-24) 62.
EAST CHICAGO (32) Taylor Williams 1-1-3, Taiyanna Jackson 7-4-18, Kayla Washington 1-1-3, Jerree Evans 0-0-0, Tiarra Jackson 1-3-5, Faith Cobb 1-1-3, Amari Jefferson 0-0-0. TOTALS: 11, (10-18) 32.
CROWN POINT (13 of 24,
54.2%); Caitlyn Phillips 3-5, Ellie VanDeel 0-3, Lilly Stoddard 3-4, Jessica Carrothers
6-8, Yasmine Porter 1-2, Allie Govert 0-2.
EAST CHICAGO (10 of 18, 55.6%) Taylor Williams 1-2, Taiyanna Jackson 4-7, Kayla
Washington 1-2, Tiarra Jackson 3-6, Faith Cobb 1-1.
3-GOALS: CROWN POINT (3); Caitlyn Phillips 2, Jessica Carrothers 1. EAST CHICAGO (0).
CROWN POINT - 7; EAST CHICAGO - 21.
FOULED OUT: CROWN POINT - None; EAST CHICAGO - None.
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