Indians, Lady Indians cruise to wins in Thanksgiving tournament

With TFS out for the Thanksgiving break, the Indians and Lady Indians were in action Monday evening at the Andy Landers Basketball Tournament. Facing off with the Purple Hurricanes, the girls blew past Monroe Area. Meanwhile, the boys earned an easy win over Monsignor Donovan Catholic school.


Charlie Cody (photo by Austin Poffenberger)

The Lady Indians rebounded with a 72-44 win over Monroe Area. TFS went up 20-9 in the first, and led 39-20 at the half. The lead grew to 26 points going into the final quarter.

The scoring distribution was as good as its been this season. Denika Lightbourne and Veronaye Charlton both had 17 points apiece, and Kailyn Neal followed with 13. Haygen James had 8 points, Molly Mitchell had 7, and Macy Murdock and Breelyn Wood both had 4 points. Allie Phasavang rounded out the scoring with 2 points.

The girls are now 2-2 on the season.


The Indians also ran away in a blowout win, taking their fourth straight win to open the season. The boys won 63-39 over Monsignor Donovan. Anfernee Hanna continued his impressive season with a team-high 16 points. Charlie Cody followed with 13 points in the win.

The boys are 4-0 to open the 2021-22 season.

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