Lady Cougars open season with a win
Centre defeated Central Christian, 57-34, at home Friday in the first game of the season.
Senior Shelby Makovec scored 10 points in the first quarter, including a half-court shot as time ran out. Sophomore Shelby Pankratz and seniors Brenna Shields and Callie Riffel added two points each.
By halftime, Centre led, 33-17. Junior Ally Basore added 6 points, junior Carlotta Benning 2 points, and sophomore Summer Espinoza 2 points.
Central scored just 4 points in the third quarter while Centre added 12. Junior Abigail Svoboda scored a free throw and senior Kailyn Riffel made two in the fourth quarter, contributing to a 23-point victory.
Shelby Makovec led scoring with 18 points, followed by Basore and Espinoza, who scored 10 points each. Other scorers included Svoboda, 1; Shelby Pankratz, 4; Shields, 2; Callie Riffel, 4; Benning, 6; and Kailyn Riffel, 2.
The team is playing in a pre-season tournament this week at Herington.
Last modified Dec. 10, 2014