Lady Patriots win by 45 over Lady Spiders

Alex Barrino scores early in the game. (Ron Morris)

The Independence women’s basketball team put up big numbers in all four quarters en-route to a 81-36 non-conference road win Wednesday at Concord High School.

Braylyn Milton works around a Concord player to drive down the lane. (Ron Morris)

Junior point guard Braylyn Milton led the Lady Patriots with a double double and a career high 37 points.  She had 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals.  Junior forward Gracie Breckenridge also posted a double double scoring 13 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.  She also had 5 blocked shots, 2 assists and 2 steals.

Indy’s Aex Barrino shots over a Concord defender. (Ron Morris)

Trinity Thompson poured in 15 points and 2 rebounds.  She also had 4 assists and 4 steals.  Alex Barrino had 8 points, 2 rebounds and 4 steals.  Ayanna Anderson scored 4 points and had a game high16 rebounds.  She also blocked 4 shots and had 1 steal.  Azuria Barrino had 2 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal.  Laura Flynn also scored 2 points and pulled down 4 rebounds.  She also had 4 blocked shots and 1 assist.

In the first period, the Lady Spiders stayed within reach of the Lady Patriots scoring 17 first quarter points to make the score 20-17 at the end of the quarter.

Braylyn Milton led the Lady Patriots with a double double and a career high 37 points. (Ron Morris)

But after that, Indy’s defense stepped up and held Concord to ten second-quarter points, That would be the last period the Lady Spiders put up double digits as the Lady Patriots took a 42-27 halftime lead.

The Lady Patriots allowed only nine second-half points, holding Concord to two points.   in the third period and giving up seven in the final stanza.

The Lady Patriots scored 39 second-half points, 20 in the third and 19 in the fourth quarter to take the non-conference win 81-36.

The Lady Patriots improved to 5-1 on the season.

Independence  20  22  20  19  –  81

Concord           17  10   2     7  –  36