The Asher Lady Indians jumped out to a 22-11 first-quarter lead and never looked back, dispatching Schulter 64-44 in their Class B district tournament final Saturday night.
Shelby Fleming led the hosts with 21 points. Fellow Lady Indians Tristan Milburn and Sarah Wauahdooah added 15 and 10 points, respectively.
Schulter’s Hunter Hawkins led all scorers with 26 points.
Asher, now 18-8, moved into the Class B rankings this week at No. 20.
Asher’s boys had a much easier time in their contest with Schulter.
The Indians used some good fortune and a lot of skill to run shorthanded Schulter out of the building, 72-3, in their Class B district tournament final.
Schulter suffered four casualties before the game even started thanks to ineligibilities, and a technical foul dropped a fifth Schulter player to the bench early in the game.
Tim Johnson led Asher (21-5) with 16 points. Teammate Caleb Dubler added 14.
Zach Fowler scored all 11 of his points in the first half, but his benching may have had more to do with an injury than the lopsided score.
Coach Lance Weeks said Fowler was being looked at by a trainer after the game for soreness in his back.
Asher’s teams will head to Oilton for the first round of the regional tournament starting Thursday. Their foes have yet to be announced, but the girls will tip off at 6:30 p.m. against the winner of Timberlake and Oilton and the boys will follow them at 8 p.m.
Note: Report compiled by Chuck Porter.