Triad’s Frani LeVan (23) is fouled while going up for a basket against Ridgemont on Monday. The Lady Cardinals won, 67-56. (Photo submitted)
Frani LeVan poured in 29 points, while twin sister Cati added 19 on Monday as the Triad girls hoopsters beat Ridgemont, 67-56.
The Lady Cardinals (5-7) jumped out to a 22-10 lead after the first period and took a 41-23 margin into the halftime turn.
Triad, which will host Springfield Catholic Central on Wednesday, held on for a 52-48 edge by the end of the third quarter.
The Lady Cardinals knocked down 10 trifectas for the game.
Frani LeVan drilled five and Cati LeVan added four.
Triad also won the battle of the free throw line.
The Lady Cardinals swished seven-of-12 charity tosses, while the Golden Gophers managed only six-of-16.
F. LeVan 11-3-29, C. LeVan 6-2-19, Walls 4-0-9, Snider 2-0-4, Ferguson 1-2-4, Eaton 1-0-2, Nott 0-0-0. Totals 25-7-67.
Nelson 9-2-22, Cromer 5-2-14, Howland 4-2-10, Shoffner 2-0-4, Ward 1-0-3, Smith 1-0-3, Dondrea 0-0-0. Totals 22-6-56.
Three-point goals: Nelson 2, Cromer 2, Ward 1, Smith 1.
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