Lakeway Christian’s girls took control early and rolled past Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy, 64-37, Friday night.
Maggie Vick gunned in 20 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds to lead the way while Jordaynia Ivie added 18 as the Lions improved to 16-4 for the season.
Rebeka Kin and Kayle Yates added eight points each for Lakeway Christian.
The Patriots were led in scoring by fifth-grader Lexi Hammick who scored 13, all in the first half. Kaylynn Walls added 11 for Mt. Pisgah.
Mt. Pisgah is now 15-5 for the season.
After the visitors scored the first basket of the game, Ivie and Vick combined for all the points in an 11-0 run by the Lions, and they never trailed again.
The home team shot 44.3 percent from the floor by cashing in on 27-of-61 attempts. They were 6-of-23 from three-point range. Mt. Pisgah connected on 14-of-44 for 31.8 percent and made 4-of-15 behind the arc.
With Vick leading the way, Lakeway Christian had a 40-31 rebounding advantage. Yates raked off nine stray shots for the Lions. Hammick, Walls and Emily Bias all had five for the losers.
Lakeway coach Randy Coffman said, “I thought we shot the ball badly. You could tell that we hadn’t played in 10 days because we normally shoot it better than we did tonight.
“I think the long layoff effected us early, but we settled down and shot better as the game went along. Maggie and Jordaynia both had a good game for us tonight.”
Coffman said, “I thought we did a pretty good job on defense for the most part and we rebounded well.”
After the 11-point burst in the first quarter, the Lions held their nine-point advantage until Adyson hit a basket to cut the lead 19-12 at the end of the first quarter.
Hammick hit the first bucket of the second stanza and Carlee Foster followed with another to make it a there-point game.
However, Vick scored five straight for the Lions and, after the visitors scored, Lakeway ran off 12 straight points to take complete control.
Madi Hawk and Yates hit 3-pointers to spark the spurt that made it 36-18.
Hammick hit two three’s before the quarter was over and the Patriots trailed by 39-24 at halftime.
Neither team did a lot offensively in the third frame with the Lions holding a 9-7 advantage to increase the lead to 48-31 at the final rest stop.
Mt. Pisgah’s Kaylynn Walls had the first points of the fourth quarter but the Lions had another 11-point run. Ivie scored eight in the spurt and Vick converted an old-fashioned three-point play as the lead grew to 26.
Yates hit the final basket of the game to provide the biggest lead of the night.