Ladies Get First Win! #5 ICC 92, Ellsworth 50
Summer Stoewer’s 23 points, 8 rebounds, & 5 assists led the #5 ICC women’s basketball team to a 92-50 win over Ellsworth at the Konigsmark Klassic in Mason City, IA on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars were more intentional in their offensive sets and more stingy on defense as they controlled the game from the start to get their first taste of victory this season
End of 1st quarter: ICC 23, Ellsworth 5
Stoewer hit 3 three-pointers in the stanza to set the tone for this one and also set up baskets for Moriah Ward, Camryn Stafford, & Jordyn Hare in transition. The Cougars played defense with a purpose, holding Ellsworth to 10% shooting in the early going.
Halftime: ICC up 42-19
ICC continued to move the basketball well as Stoewer splashed in another trey and Hare added a couple of baskets. Catora Brown, Raven Overman, and Ariana Washington added scores to give the Cougars a big lead.
End of 3rd quarter: ICC 63-29
The Cougars kept attacking against Ellsworth’s zone, getting some nice assists from the posts on kick-outs to guards on the perimeter. Stoewer hit her fifth long-range bomb as she added 7 points in the quarter while Hare & Becker added four points apiece. Brown added some free throws and Molli Mulder finished a layup for a score.
Final stanza highlights:
ICC subbed liberally, getting all players in on scoring action. Kamryn Cuevas and Sh’coria Metts nailed three-pointers helping the Cougars cruise to the win.