Riding a seven game winning streak, the Lady Ironmen went into their next contest against East Tech confident that they would be in a battle.
The first quarter showed how the Lady Ironmen could play on a high level by leading the Lady Scarabs by eight points. In the second, things stalled for the girl’s from Central. East Tech scored 11 straight points and took the lead for a bit. The Lady Ironmen came back but only to take a one point lead at halftime, 23 to 22.
Coming into the third quarter, the urgency for Central picked up knowing that East Tech would fight back into the game. Having three Central players in double figures helped sustain the lead. Chantel Barnett had the team’s high with 22 points, Hazel Seyou had 13 points and Maya Crawford with 11 points. The offensive onslaught in the second half guided the Lady Ironmen’s 62 to 52 win against East Tech.
Next Game: In a conference match-up, The Lady Ironmen (13 – 4) play @ Villa Angela Saint Joseph on Monday, January 27th to see if they can get their ninth win in a row.
Written By: Brad Sutton