St. Joseph girls basketball team gets jump to defeat Harding

The St. Joseph girls’ basketball team used a dominant first quarter to defeat Harding 37-12 on Friday.

Coach Chris Lindwall’s Cadets (7-3) put together an 17-0 run to start the game.

Nicole Zito and Kayleigh Carson each had eight points for St. Joseph (7-3).

Zaeja Bryant scored six points for Harding (0-4).

St. Joseph 37, Harding 12

Harding (0-4)

Alexa Almanzar 0 1-4 1 Zaeja Bryant 2 0-0 6 Angelica Jimenez 0 0-0 0 Ashanti Upchurch 1 0-0 2 Alysha Merritt 0 0-0 0 Kyah Wilkins 0 0-0 0 Diamond Hogan 0 0-0 0 Shanielia Bryce 0 0-0 0 Genesis Sanchez 1 0-0 3

Totals 4 1-4 12

St. Joseph (7-3)

Dennaye Hinds 0 0-0 0 KK Geignetter 1 0-0 3 Nicole Zito 3 2-2 8 Kayleigh Carson 3 0-0 8 Erin Parchinski 1 1-2 3 Erika Stephens 1 0-0 2 Izzy Casucci 1 0-0 2 Kirsten Rodriguez 2 0-0 4 Grace Cottle 1 0-0 2 Emily Haverl 1 3-4 5

Totals 14 6-8 37

Harding 0 5 6 1 - 12

St Joseph 17 13 5 2 - 37

3pt FG: Harding - Zaeja Bryant -2, Genesis Sanchez - 1; St. Joseph - Kayleigh Carson - 2, KK Geignetter - 1