It was a sweep for the Lakeway Christian girls basketball team on Wednesday in the NACA Nationals in Dayton, TN, taking down Wade Christian from Florida in the first round, 73-31, and Clarksville Christian in the quarterfinals, 67-37.
The Lions were led by Maggie Vick, who was the leading scorer in both games. Vick totaled a double-double in game one with 22 points and an impressive 20 rebounds. In game two, she also had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Jordaynia Ivie added 17 points in game one while Lexi Bowen had 12. The Lions used their defense in game one, allowing four points in the first quarter and five in the fourth quarter. Leading by 10 after one, Lakeway put the game away in the second quarter, out-scoring Wade Christian 23-11 to take a 22-point lead into the half.
Along with Vick in game two, it was Ivie again leading the charge with 12 points. Hallie Stuffle had 12 as well while Madi Hawk poured in 10. Kayle Yates was close to a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds.
Lakeway carried a 10-point lead into the half and kept the lead their through the third quarter. Clarksville still had a chance in the fourth, but the Lions out-scored Clarksville Christian 20-5 in the fourth to overwhelm them.
Lakeway will be back in action in the semifinals on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. They will take on New Hope Academy from Maryland at the Rhea middle school gym.