Maddy Elkins canned 16 points here on Monday night in Bear Creek to spearhead a convincing 62-41 victory by Chatham Central over visiting Eastern Randolph. Chatham Central improves to a perfect 4-0 …
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Maddy Elkins canned 16 points here on Monday night in Bear Creek to spearhead a convincing 62-41 victory by Chatham Central over visiting Eastern Randolph.
Chatham Central improves to a perfect 4-0 on the season with the win while Eastern Randolph falls to 0-4.
The Lady Bears started quickly in the contest, using a suffocating full court press that led to a slew of easy transition baskets for the locals.
Mary Garce Murchison had six points in the opening period, including a trey, while Taylor Hughes added five, Elkins four, and Lauren Collins a trey as Chatham Central built a commanding 22-9 advantage after eight minutes in the books.
Kehya Jordan had four points for the Wildcats in the first while Courtney Carter added a three-pointer.
Elkins struck for six more points in the second and Abby Elkins added four as the Bears extended its lead to 36-16 at the intermission. Central held Eastern Randolph to just seven points in the stanza, with three of those coming on a Kirsten Faulkner trey.
The second half was an even battle with Chatham Central playing the entire roster.
In the third, Collins tallied six points while Eliana Phillips, Maddy Elkins, Hughes and Murchison added a bucket each as the hosts took a slight 14-13 advantage in the period to go up 50-29.
Six different Bears scratched in the fourth including Mercedes Nava with a bucket, and Cami Hughes with a late charity toss to cap the 62-41 win.
Carter had all 12 points for the Wildcats in the fourth including a pair of treys.
Collins added 11 points for the Chatham Central offense in the victory while Murchison and Taylor Hughes chipped in eight apiece, Abby Elkins six, and Phillips and Lauren Oldham four each.
Carter led all scorers with 20 points for Eastern Randolph, while Jordan chipped in nine.