North Tahoe at Incline basketball: Incline girls pull away from Lakers |

North Tahoe at Incline basketball: Incline girls pull away from Lakers

Staff report
Incline players surround North Tahoe senior Mallory Tyler in the paint during Tuesday's league game in Incline. The Highlanders won 50-19.
Courtesy Greg Briggs |

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The Lakers are scheduled to play a league game at Silver Stage on Friday and host Pershing County on Saturday at 2 p.m. Incline is scheduled to play at Pershing County Friday and host Silver Stage on Saturday at 2 p.m.

What began as a closely contested rival game Tuesday night turned into a one-sided affair, as the Highlanders outscored visiting North Tahoe 43-10 over the final three quarters en route to a 50-19 win.

The Lakers came out sharp and led 9-7 after one quarter. The lead slipped away in the second frame, however, as Incline built a 16-11 advantage by the half.

Incline increased its defensive pressure after the break and took complete control. The hosts outscored North Tahoe 20-2 in the third quarter and 14-6 in the fourth.

Senior forward Kira Porter was a force at both ends of the floor for the Highlanders, posting a game-high 18 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks. Freshman Taylor Redfern got Incline rolling early in the second half and finished with 10 points and four assists, and Harmony Bates and Madison Wallner each scored five points.

North Tahoe junior Jillian Argiris led the Lakers with five points, while Cameryn Turner, Xochitl Perez and Alondra Leon each scored four points, and Jordan Briggs had two points, six blocks and four rebounds.

Incline remains undefeated in Northern Division III play, at 3-0, while the Lakers fell to 0-3 in league.