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January 8, 2014

Jefferies powerful inside; Lady Wolves rout North

EDMOND — There was no stopping Edmond Santa Fe post DaQuan Jefferies Tuesday night, as the 6-5 inside player popped host Edmond North for 27 points on 10-of-13 shooting en route to a 75-58 triumph over the Huskies.

“They (North) did a really good job of executing and hitting big shots to keep them in the game,” Santa Fe coach Lenny Hatchet stated. “But, I thought we did well on the defensive boards by not giving up second shots.”

Not only did Jefferies flare up for 27 points, he was an untarnished 5-for-5 at the free-throw line and completed a double-double with 11 rebounds.

Teammate Curran Scott pitched in 16 points and four assists and fellow Wolf Tre Evans also punched in 16 points.

Christian Bills picked up a career-high seven rebounds and ended the contest with four points.

The Wolves (6-1) will host Mustang on Tuesday.

For North, Tyson Anderson shot 7-for-12 from the field to garner 17 points followed by fellow Huskies Harrison Stoddart (13, 5-of-9) and Brock Butler (12, 6-of-8). Stoddart also blocked three shots and Kevin Galloway passed out seven assists.

From the starting gate, the Lady Wolves poured it on at Edmond North High School in the first game. Santa Fe took the opening stanza by a formidable 19-4 count. When the Lady Wolfpack cleared the floor, they walked off with a 69-29 win.

Aahliyah Jackson sported a double-double with 10 rebounds and 13 points while gritty guard Tamara Lee led all scorers with 14 points for Santa Fe.

Teammate Summer Jones shot 50 percent from beyond the arc for eight points and Alexis Cooper dropped in nine points and corralled six boards. Also for the Lady Wolves, Alaina Cooper accumulated seven rebounds while Jo’Nah Johnson had four steals and Faith Mays handed out five assists.

Santa Fe, 7-0, is competing in the Skiatook against Tulsa Noah Thursday with the finals slated for Saturday.

Freshman Lauren Koenig led Edmond North with seven points.

 

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