Date Published: 
11/26/2012
Krista Ford

CHICKASHA – The Drovers grab their second home win with a rout over the Warriors of Bacone College, winning the game 66-46 on Monday night.

The Drovers (6-2) won by 20 but were leading at one point by as much as 34 at halftime.

Bacone quickly jumped off to a 4-0 lead, but the lead didn’t last long – and they weren’t able to get it back.

The Drovers started hitting shots and defending well and went into halftime leading 47-13.

The game went back and forth for the next 15 minutes, with the Drovers holding onto their strong lead. The final six minutes were dominated by the Warriors, who outscored the Drovers 9-2. Despite the small rally, USAO won by a strong margin.

Senior Krista Ford, from Lubbock, Texas, led the team in points with 18 in the game. She went 8-for-15 from the field and had one assist and two rebounds.

Juniors Patricia Inacio and Rashelle Carr had eight and nine points respectively in the game.

Lauren Campo, one of USAO’s four returners, led the team in rebounds with seven in the game. Not far behind her was Tashina Ototivo, a senior returner from Walters, who had six points and six rebounds in the game.

Ndeye Ngom had just five rebounds and four points but added a total of six assists to the game.

It was City Workers Night at the USAO Fieldhouse and city workers were invited to attended the game for free. Chickasha High School’s drum line and USAO’s Drover Dancers entertained fans at halftime.

The Drovers next game will be another home contest on Saturday afternoon beginning at 2 p.m. It will be the school’s first doubleheader as the Drovers take on Northwood University. The men follow with a tip off scheduled at 4 p.m.

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