Making history by winning their sixth straight Stephens County Tournament title, the Comanche Lady Indians extended their current win streak to four by beating Marietta 65-28 this past Tuesday.
In the second game of the double header, the Indians got the 49-39 victory to make it two straight wins after winning third place at the 89th Annual Stephens County Tournament.
The offense was the focal point again as they jumped out to a 17-5 lead after one quarter of play with Brooklin Bain scoring nine of the 17 points while Jasmine Francis had five and Gracee Miller had three.
Bain continued to have the shots fall in the second quarter and the Lady Indians outscored Marietta 21-10 with her scoring 12 points and Kinley Rendon hitting a three bucket and Miller having four points.
Shayson Hodges also got a basket putting the Lady Indians lead to 38-15 heading to the third quarter where Bain continued to pour in the baskets from the field.
Scoring 10 of the 15 points, Bain also had help from Teagan Pineda who hit a three and Hodges hit her second basket of the game while holding Marietta to seven points in the quarter.
Already having the 53-22 lead, Caity Blair scored all eight of her points in the fourth while getting baskets from Rendon and Brinlee Garlinger.
The victory put the Lady Indians at 13-3 on the year and Bain led the scoring efforts with 31 points, Miller had seven, Blair had eight and Rendon contributed five points along with Francis’ five points in the game.
Three buckets were falling in the boys game as the Indians hit three of them with Ladon Ellis, JJ Francis and Noah Henderson netting the shots and they led 14-11 with Francis having six of the 14.
Francis continued to knock some baskets down as he had eight of the 10 points for Comanche with Jett Sparks getting the other two points but Marietta cut into the lead with Comanche leading 24-22 at halftime.
Henderson hit another three in the third quarter and baskets came from Sparks and Ellis while Francis hit two buckets scoring 11 third quarter points and holding Marietta to seven points.
Leading 35-29 heading into the final quarter of play, the Indians used the free throw line to their advantage and had their best quarter of the game.
Francis went to the line 15 times and hit nine of them while Ellis went four times and hit two of them while Francis also hit a three bucket to score 14 fourth quarter points.
The Indians defense held them to 10 points and was able to get the 10-point victory. Francis led in scoring with 30 points, Ellis had nine points,
Henderson had six and Sparks had four points in their ninth victory of the season.
Homecoming is this Friday for both Comanche teams as they host Madill with the Lady Indians beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys which will begin at 8 p.m. at Comanche High School.