The Red Team, comprised entirely of
Individually, junior Ashley Whisonant led the Wildcats with 23 points on 10-of-15 (66.7 percent) shooting from the field, while dishing out five assists. Sophomore Kelsey Burns finished with 22 points (20 in the second half), senior Joy Hollingsworth tallied 18 points, and sophomore Malia O’Neal finished with nine points and seven assists.
This year’s Red & Blue game featured alternating lineups of
The Red Team jumped out to an early lead in the first half, racing out to a 16-2 advantage over the Blue Team in the first 6:38 of the game. The Blue Team rallied down 25-9, putting together a 16-5 run over 4:42 to cut the deficit to 30-25. A Hollingsworth trey for the Red would end the run and give Red Team an eight-point lead that would last until half time at 46-38.
The Red Team caught fire late in the second half, outscoring the Blue Team 28-6 in the final 8:19 of the game for the 39 point win. The Red Team also shot 9-of-12 (75.0 percent) from beyond the arc in the second half.