After seven games, Lainee Trosclair was averaging 10.8 points per game, which was third best on the team for her Weston High squad that entered hosting their own tournament this Thursday and Friday with a 4-3 record on the year.
The record now stands at 6-3, mainly due to Trosclair exploding for 26 and 27 points on consecutive nights that led to Weston beating Stanley 66-51 and Jonesboro-Hodge 62-53. The back to back offensive outbursts set a new season high’s in scoring and tied their previous best.
Weston 66 Stanley 51 (Thursday): Trosclair set a new season best in scoring with 26 on 9/19 shooting and Weston dominated the glass for a season high 52 rebounds. The difference in the contest was the 30-15 lead Weston bolted to in the first half. Carly Jo Griffin added 11 points and Anslee Aldy chipped in with nine to pace the scoring attack. Lexie Millien and Nadia Siadek scored 7 and 6 while also combining for 22 rebounds with Millien pulling down a season best 12 rebounds and Siadek 10.
Weston 62 Jonesboro-Hodge 53 (Friday): On the heels of setting a new season high in points scored, Lainee Trosclair did it again, this time using a 10/10 effort from the line to tally 27. The contest saw several lead changes including JHHS going on a 9-0 run to take a 47-46 lead after trailing 46-38 only to see Weston outscore the Lady Tigers down the stretch 18-11 to take the victory. Anslee Aldy also came up big for Weston with 9 points, 9 rebounds and 7 steals in the game that saw the two teams combine for 63 turnovers. Lexie Millien and Carly Jo Griffin also scored 9 points each.
Weston 45 Stanley 31 (Thursday) Tait Henderson scored 15 points and tournament host Weston got defensive for their second lowest point total allowed this season. The two teams tied a national record that can never be broken by neither scoring a single point in the second quarter after Weston had taken a 23-13 first quarter lead. Lajavion Harris added 12 points and Bryce Zehr scored 8 and pulled down 8 rebounds.
Pitkin 79 Weston 72 (Friday): A wild and wooly fourth quarter that saw Weston scored a season best 30 points and the two teams combine for another season high 61 points left the game tied only to see Pitkin outscored the Wolves 11-4 in the extra frame. Two Weston players set new career high scoring totals with Tait Henderson pouring in 32 points and Bryce Zehr adding 29, accounting for all but 11 of the Wolves total.