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West’s Women of Troy make it 5-0

West 57, CR Xavier 39

North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy pulled off their fifth straight win for a 5-0 record Monday, Dec. 8, with a 57-39 home win over the Saints of Cedar Rapids Xavier.
Dani Craig led West with a game-high 16 points, Mikaela Morgan had 13 points, and Emily Halverson put up 10 points. Morgan and Halverson had eight rebounds each.
The Saints took the first quarter 10-7 before the Women of Troy put up a 17-point effort in the second, good for a 24-16 halftime lead. West came out for the third quarter with a 21-point blitz.
The team, ranked fourth in Class 5A in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s third rankings of the season, will face the Warriors of Cedar Rapids Washington Friday, Dec. 19, at home. The varsity tip-off is set for around 7:30 p.m.

Scoring: Dani Craig 16, Mikaela Morgan 13, Emily Halverson 10, Grace Tafolla 5, Ali Tauchen 5, Bella Lozano-Dobbs 4, Maddie Huinker 2, Logan Cook 2.
3-point goals: Morgan 2, Craig 1.
Rebounds: Morgan 8, Halverson 8, Tauchen 6, Craig 4, Jessie Harder 4, Lozano-Dobbs 2, Tafolla 2, Rachael Saunders 2, Cook 2, Andrea Morgan 1.
Assists: Craig 7, Tafolla 2, M. Morgan 2, Lozano-Dobbs 1, Cook 1.