Bradley Wallops West Hall 76-25 For Fifth Win In Row

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - by special to The

Rhyne Howard and Anna Walker combined for 31 points Saturday in Bradley Central’s lopsided 76-25 high school basketball victory over West Halls High at Jim Smiddy Arena.

Howard finished with 19 points in 19 minutes and connected on 7 of 14 shots. Walker scored 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds. Cambree Mayo had 11 points (4 of 7), four rebounds and four assists.

The Bearettes outrebounded West Halls 37-29 and forced 35 turnovers that Bradley turned into 45 points. Bradley had a 36-4 edge in the paint, 23-4 second-chance points, 12-0 on fastbreaks and 32-8 off the bench.

Bradley, which improved its record to 5-0 on the season, had a 15-13 lead after one quarter, but outscored the Lady Spartans, 61-12, over the final three periods.

Coach Jason Reuter’s squad started the 2016-17 season with 32 straight wins, but lost to Stewarts Creek in the Class 3A sectionals, missing out on a berth in the state tournament.

East Hall (4-2), of Oakwood, Georgia, was led by Anna McKendree’s eight points and five rebounds. The Lady Spartans shot 23.5 percent, hitting 8-of-24 attempts.


West Hall                               13 2 4 6 – 25

Bradley Central                   15 24 24 13 – 76

West Hall (25) – Reagan Horton 3, Anna McKendree 8, Shirley 2, Wilson 2, Stasierowski 2, Johnson, Passmore 2, Strickland, White 6.

Bradley Central (76) – Hughes 2, Carter 8, Rhyne Howard 19, Anna Walker 12, Lombard 3, Williams 3, Roberts 5, Reuter, May 0 11, Blair 4, Barnes 5, Hullender 2, Muhonen 2.

3-Point Goals – West Hall 3 (McKendree 2, Horton 1), Bradley Central 7 (Howard 3, Mayo 2, Lombard 1, Williams 1).

(Contact Larry Fleming at and on Twitter @larryfleming44)



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