Markiema Lancaster and Makayla Davis each had 16 points, and Maya Richards had 12 points as the Northview Titans routed the Cambridge Bears 70-32 on Thursday night. Lancaster had a strong game on both sides of the ball, pouring in the points and being a disruptor on defense.
The Titans defense was exquisite on Thursday night as they held the Bears to only 32 points.
“We started on our 1-3-1 trap and we did a really good job, we have a lot of length, and we did a much better job today on anticipating where the ball was going to be which led to us being able to get a lot of steals and push in transition and convert it down on the other end”, Coach Yarbrough said.
He was very happy the way the girls did on the defensive end on Thursday night and said that was the reason they had such a breakout win.
“We played with a lot of intensity and we gave a really good effort the whole game”, Maya Richards said.
Lancaster was very impressed with her teams performance on the defensive end.
“My defensive effort is very much important for the team, especially being one of the players at the top of the defenses most of the times. I have to put a lot of pressure on the opposing teams guards to stay in control,” Lancaster said.
Lancaster stated that the whole team played with the same intensity and energy, and they are playing good defense, which makes it easier for everyone to have control of possessions.
8 different players scored for the Titans on Thursday night, and Coach Yarborough was very happy with their production. If the Titans can keep this up in tougher games, they will become much harder to guard.
Makayla Davis was very strong on the offensive end, knocking down four three’s and two mid-range jumpers. Her scoring output along with Lancaster’s helped pace the Titans in scoring.
If the Titans continue playing like this on the offensive and defensive end, they will be a very tough out when the State tournament rolls around.