High School Sports

Booker sisters lift Connell over Othello

Megan Booker and Rachel Pierson combined for 20 points, and Kylie Booker added eight points and 11 rebounds to lead host Connell over Othello 63-22 on Monday in a CWAC matchup.

"It was an ugly first half," said Eagles coach Cameron Jenks after his team led 23-12 at the break. But they scored 40 in the second half.

"We definitely came out with more energy in the second half and played a lot better basketball," he said.

Stephanie Tolley led the Huskies with 13 points.

OTHELLO -- Ab.Garza, Villareal 2, An.Garza 3, Stephanie Tolley 13, Bullis, Hayduk, Y.Garza 2, Randolph 2, Fleshman, Begay, Pruneda.

CONNELL -- Thompson 2, Stredwick 2, Hawkins 6, Easterday 8, Kylie Booker 8, Megan Booker 10, Boyd, Riner, Whitby 3, Rachel Pierson 10, English 7, Schultz 7.

Othello 4 8 7 3 -- 22

Connell 10 13 18 22 -- 63

Highlights -- Kylie Booker 11 rebounds; Hawkins 6 assists, 6 steals; Easterday 8 rebs, 3 steals; English 5 steals.

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