Lady Yellow Jackets breeze past Westbrook


By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent

The Glencoe High School Lady Yellow Jackets raced to a 23-2 first quarter lead and never looked back in cruising to a 70-22 win over Westbrook Christian on Tuesday (Nov. 29) in Rainbow City.
Glencoe (3-1) was led by Asia Dennis’ 11 points but the Lady Jackets saw a very balanced scoring attack in which all 15 players scored.
GHS head coach Daniel Cook was happy with his team’s effort.
“We did a good job running the court and got a lot of points off of the transition game. (Westbrook) Coach (Jamie) Barkley does a great job, and we always have to be prepared when we play them.”
Glencoe led 23-2 at the end of the first quarter and 46-9 at halftime. The score was 32-2 before the Lady Warriors made their first field goal. Glencoe led 54-17 after three quarters.
“We have to learn to handle pressure,” said Barkley. “Glencoe has quick guards. I’m proud of our girls; they fought to the end. It would have been easy to quit in a game like this.”
Makenzie Saunders led Westbrook with nine points.

Latest News

Gadsden Pilot Club donates to Sheriff’s Office
Gadsden fire department opens new station
Gadsden/Etowah Chamber hosts women’s conference
County Commission passes record budget of $25 million
Bankston Motor Homes hosts grand opening 

Latest Sports News

Etowah ranked in latest ASWA football poll
Locals make AHSAA Prep Spotlight
Lady Panthers win 13th straight county volleyball title
Southside sweeps Bulldog Twilight Run
Ashville runner breaks own school record at state course