East Central Cruises Past Lawton Mac

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 5:36 pm
By: News On 6

Originally Published: Mar 11, 2010 6:55 PM CDT

Gerald Goodridge
Oklahoma Sports Staff Writer

SAPULPA, Oklahoma -- In the second game of the quarterfinal round, East Central dominated Lawton MacArthur 58-29.

The Lady Cardinals jumped out to an early lead, but the Lady Highlanders responded late in the first half to take close the gap to six at halftime.

Alexis French led all scorers in the first half with 13, while Unique Gaines led East Central with nine.

East Central had a nine-point lead halfway through the second, but could only muster a 25-19 halftime lead.

The third quarter was the breakout quarter for the Lady Cardinals,riding a 23-5 run through the quarter to take a 48-24 lead at the end of three. East Central pulled its starters with just over a minute left in the third quarter.