Mesa Women's BBall Win Over South Plains, 74-65

Takara Wade finished with 14 points and four assists in Mesa's win over South Plains Thursday afternoon. (photo by Aaron Webster)
Takara Wade finished with 14 points and four assists in Mesa's win over South Plains Thursday afternoon. (photo by Aaron Webster)

Scottsdale, AZ - The Mesa Thunderbirds women's basketball team opened day one of the Bill Culver Memorial Classic with a victory of the South Plains Texans, 74-65.

The T-Birds were led by point guard Takara Wade, who finished with a team high 14 points and also dished out four assists.

Also coming up with a big night with points was Deja Dagons, who had 13 points and two assists while also pulling down six rebounds.

Mesa jumped out to a quick 22-11 advantage in the first quarter and never looked back, taking a 35-26 lead into the halftime break.

Overall, the T-Birds shot 45 percent (29-64) from the field while connecting on six three-pointers on the evening.

The T-Birds will be back in action tomorrow morning as they will play Seward County at 11:15 am at Scottsdale Community College.

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