Woodland eases by Lady Jaguars, 43-35
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Kennedy Robinson buried four 3-pointers and Woodland came from behind in the second half to overtake New Manchester, 43-35, and advance in the Region 5-AAAAA tournament.

Robinson dropped in 15 points for the Lady Wildcats, who next play Tuesday in the quarter final round of the region tournament.

Woodland had trailed the Lady Jaguars, 18-16, at the game’s halfway point.

“The second half was obviously the difference in the game,” Woodland coach Colman Roberts said. “The girls played extremely hard and we made some adjustments at halftime that helped us out.”

New Manchester outscored Woodland 11-7 in the first quarter but the Lady Wildcats took the second frame, 9-7.

Woodland bounded ahead in the third quarter with a 14-8 run that gave it a 30-26 lead. The Bartow school closed the game with a 13-9 differential in the final quarter.

The Lady Wildcats hit 11-of-27 free throws while New Manchester went 5-of-9 at the charity stripe.

“[We were] disappointing at the free throw line tonight,” Roberts said. “We did hit some big free throws under one minute to build on our lead.”

Woodland was helped offensively by Marissa Dubose, 8 points, including 6-of-12 from the free throw line; Brooke Hummel, 7; Ayrianna Metcalf, 5; Jasmin Askew, 4; and Katie Harris, 4.

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