Career nights lead women's basketball past South Mountain, 74-26

Natalie Stilwell(#20) had a career high in rebounds (17) and points (13) in the blowout win over South Mountain (photo by Samantha Miller)
Natalie Stilwell(#20) had a career high in rebounds (17) and points (13) in the blowout win over South Mountain (photo by Samantha Miller)

Mesa, AZ- Personal records were rewritten tonight by many of the Mesa women's basketball players as they easily defeated the South Mountain Cougars, 74-26, at Theo Heap Gym Wednesday night.

Natalie Stilwell did the most damage for the Birds as she set a new career best with 17 rebounds and 13 points.  Her previous best was 11 rebounds and six points(scoring six points seven different times).  

Along with Stilwell and setting new career marks was Sham Troupe and Ashle Burns.  Troupe top her steals total with six steals which was previously five to go along with another career high five assists.  Ashle Burns had five assists which topped her career mark of four.

Rebecca Rudd knocked in a career high 11 points while tieing her career assists with three.

The T-Birds dominated from beginning to end against the winless Cougars.  Mesa out-rebounded South Mountain 61-30 for the game and Mesa had 27 points off their bench compared to just two from South Mountain.

Briana Clah was the high point player from both teams, scoring 16 points on 6-11 shooting, 4-8 three pointers.

Mesa moves to 4-1 in the ACCAC, 5-5 overall. The T-Birds will head to Tucson this Saturday to play the Pima Aztecs with the tipoff at 2 p.m.  Catch the radio broadcast on T-Bird Sports Live.

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