Mustangs romp in tournament opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 30 November 2016 at 10:12 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Molley Gross puts up a shot over Northeast defender Gabrielle Lucas during the Mustangs Kendall Tournament semifinal round win this evening.


Medina’s Maddie Williams drives by Northeast’s Regina Harley-Hazzard.

Leading from wire to wire, Medina romped to a 45-27 victory over Northeast High of Rochester this evening in the season opening semifinal round of the Kendall Tournament.

Je’ne Brown took game high scoring honors for the Mustangs with 18 points as Maddie Williams added 9, Kayla Cuadra 5, Maddie Winters and Molley Gross 4, Emily Kams 3 and Faith Hennings 2.

Gabrielle Lucas led Northeast with 13.

A three and a jumper by Williams ignited a 9-0 scoring run at the outset for the Mustangs which also included two free throws by Brown and a jumper by Gross.

Medina maintained a 16-8 lead at the end of the period as Brown had a layup and a jumper and Williams another three to close the stanza.

Medina went on to hold leads of 20-8 at the half and 38-15 at the three-quarter mark as Brown scored 11 in the third period. The Mustangs advantage soared to as many as 28, 43-15, early in the final period.

Medina next faces Kendall , which downed Holley 52-19 in the other semi, in the championship game at 4 p.m. Saturday.