Salado Lady Eagles handled two non-district competitors last week, beating China Spring on Dec. 14 and Thorndale on Dec. 18.
Once the Lady Eagles took the lead early in the first, they never look back, beating the visiting Thorndale Lady Bulldogs 57-48 on Dec. 18.
The Lady Eagles held a 25-16 after the first and 43-25 at the half. Thorndale closed the gap in the second half, outscoring Salado 12-8 in the third and 11-6 in the fourth.
Kenslee Konarik led the Lady Eagles with 27 points, shooting 48% from the field on 23 attempts. She sank four of five free throws. She also grabbed 11 rebounds while making 3 steals, 8 deflections and 3 blocks.
Harley Droulliard also had double figures with 12 points, hitting 67% of her six shots from the field. She was four of five on three-point shots. She also had 4 assists, 4 deflections, a rebound and a steal.
Also scoring for the Lady Eagles were Ally Ihler, 7 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists; Darci Pryor, 5 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 deflections and 3 steals; Brooke McLaurin, 4 points, 4 rebounds, an assist and a deflection and Elly Wade, 2 points and a rebound.
China Spring 28
The Lady Eagles bounced back from a sluggish first quarter in which the Lady Cougars took a 9-5 lead and outscored China Spring 13-5 in the second for a 24-14 halftime lead.
Salado continued the rout, scoring 16 points in the third and 13 in the fourth while holding the Lady Cougars to 14 second-half points for a 47-28 win on Dec. 14.
Konarik scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Salado. She also had 2 steals, 3 deflections and a block.
Droulliard followed with 8 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 deflections and an assist.
Also scoring for the Lady Eagles were Ihler, 7 points, 3, assists, 3 steals, 2 deflections and a rebound; McLaurin, 6 points, 11 rebounds, an assist and a deflection; Reese Witmer, 4 points, 2 rebounds and a steal; Marissa Lancaster, 3 points, 2 deflections, a rebound and a steal.
China Spring JV 18
Salado JV 42
Salado JV Lady Eagles blew past China Spring 42-18 on Dec. 14. Tied at 8-8 in the first, Salado took control of the game in the second quarter by outscoring China Spring 11-5.
Salado held China Spring scoreless in the third while putting up 19 points before calling off the dogs in the fourth, 4-5.
Ainsleigh Liebig led Salado with 12 points.
Cooper Meyer also had double figures with 10 points.
Also scoring for the JV girls were Giselle Salazar, Kayla Adams and Ariel Cebreco, 4 points each and Lorali Bookout and Brooklynn Williamson, 2 points each.
Thorndale JV 14
Salado JV 46
Salado JV Lady Eagles cruised past Thorndale’s JV squad 46-14 on Dec. 17.
Liebig led Salado with 12 points.
Also scoring were Meyer, 8 points, Cebreco and Angel Van De Plaz, 6 points each, Salazar, 4 points and Williamson, Brookout, Adans, Madi Riggle and Sydney Lange, 2 points each.
With the wins, the JV Lady Eagles are now 16-3 on the year.