12.4 C
New York
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Buy now

AU roundup: Kierstan Bell flashes her talent during Week 3

Kiersten Bell led Week 3 with 1,550 total points to move into third place in the competition on 3,623. Odyssey Sims, now at 4,347, is still ahead. He has led after all three weeks. NaLyssa Smith, now at 4,062, remains in second place, while Naz Hillmon (3,622) rounds out the captains for next week.

Saturday, March 11

Team Odyssey Sims over Team Nalisa Smith, 91-85

The quarters were split for this one, with Team Smith winning the first two and Team Sims winning both the third and fourth. The game win for Team Sims allowed Bell, Sims, Jordan Canada and Mayhem Jackson to rise above Team Smith’s leading total point-scorer, Crystal Bradford.

Bell (563 total points) won MVP No. 1 and scored 24 points to go along with eight rebounds. She was efficient from the floor (9-of-15) and from beyond the arc (4-of-9). Sims was good for a less efficient 29 points. He added four boards, nine assists and three steals to bring his total to 487 points, also without allowing the MVP.

Canada and Jackson (MVP No. 3) finished with 416 and 370 total points, respectively, while Bradford (MVP No. 2) had 358 points in the loss.

Team Naz Hillmon over Team Kelsey Mitchell, 103-96

Team Hillmon had five players reach over 400 total points, led by Elisha Gray’s 532 (achieved without the MVP nod). Gray scored 22 points (9 of 14 from the field), two threes, four rebounds, five assists and four steals. Hillmon won MVP No. 2 and finished with the second most total points on his team at 489. Christy Bellock used her MVP No. 1 honors to increase her total points to 474; He posted 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field and added two swipes.

Natasha Cloud and Lexie Brown rounded out the 400-total-point-getters on Team Hillmon with 413 and 404, respectively. Mitchell equalized with Brown and led his team.

Team Mitchell won the first two quarters and Team Hillmon won the last two.

Friday, March 10

Team Hillmon over Team Sims, 91-85 (OT)

Team Hillmon only managed one quarter victory (the first), allowing Team Sims players to take 150 points of quarter victory points.

Claude led the winners with 399 total points; Bell set the pace for Team Sims with a 382. Sims’ 25 points pushed him over 500 for his AU career. At the end of the week, she sits at 553.

Team Smith over Team Mitchell, 101-83

Team Smith won the first by 14, the second by eight and the third by 11, before Team Mitchell took 50 points for each of their players with a 31–16 fourth.

Smith posted a big time total of 615 points. He had 23 points, one three, 14 rebounds, four assists and two blocks. Crystal Bradford backed her up with 567 total points on 20 points, shooting 52.9 percent from the field, two threes, nine boards, three assists and three steals.

Air Hearn and Theresa Pleasance led Team Smith players with total points over 400, with 494 and 410, respectively. Taj Cole led the team with 335 runs.

Wednesday, March 8

Team Smith over Team Hillmon, 88-86

Team Smith won every quarter but the second. Lacia Claredon finished with 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field for Team Smith and 1-2 shooting from three, four rebounds, eight assists and three steals for 534 total points. Smith (491), Bradford (456), Destiny Walker (439) and Lexi Hull (402) joined them with more than 400. Lexie Brown led Team Hillmon with a 370.

Team Sims over Team Mitchell, 97-85

Team Sims won every quarter but the second. Bell totaled 20 points (8 of 16 from the field), three treys, 10 rebounds and four assists, scoring a game-high 605 points. Sims added 60–1 on 28 points (11 of 18 from the field, 3 of 5 from three), six boards and six assists.

Canada (486) and Lydia Rivers (417) both totaled over 400 for the winners, while Isabelle Harrison led Team Mitchell with 386.

Related articles

Share article

Latest articles


Subscribe to stay updated.