Salina, KS---Chipola has joined Gulf Coast and Northwest Florida in the quarterfinals of the women's National Tournament in Salina, Kansas thanks to a 66-57 win over Southern Idaho Wednesday afternoon.
Chipola built a 32-30 lead by the half, and was able to stretch that lead late in the game to win by 9. Jasmine Crawford led the way with 18, Jade Givens adding 16. That victory sends the Lady Indians, now 27-6 under the guidance of first year head coach Greg Franklin, into the quarterfinals Thursday against 30-1 Central Arizona.
The attached video shows the following:
Chipola in the dark uni's, getting the block on the defensive end by Brooks, outlet to Jade Givens, she takes it in.
A bit later Givens connects on the foul line jumper.
And just before the half, still close, Rahni Bell from the corner for three, 32-30 Chipola at the break.
These two continued to swap the lead, in fact Givens hitting for three here, the 15th lead change in the game.
Minutes later, trailing again, Chipola gets the drive by Bell, no good but Trayvanna Brooks with the put back, and then it's the nice spin move by Rayven Brooks, Chipola up 3, they hold on from
there to win 66-57, Rayven with 16, Crawford 18. Chipola into a quarterfinal against Central Arizona.