Varsity Girls Basketball · Lady Trojans Defeat Independence to Open Season 2-0


The Varsity Lady Trojans Basketball team open their season this week with victories over Richmond Heights and Independence to start the season 2-0 in the CVC Metro Division. On Wednesday night the offense was lead by senior Jaida Malone, who had 25 points. Sophomore Mahogany Cottingham (19 points), senior Anna Ibos (11 points), and junior Rani Thigpen (11 points) also had a good night offensively in defeating the Spartans 77-28.

The Lady Trojans got off to a fast start and never let up in beating the host Blue Devils on Saturday, 54-30. Cottingham hit four 3-pointers to lead the team with 12 points. Seniors Malone (11 points) and Ibos (10 points) also had good offensive games. The defense was outstanding, lead by Thigpen and juniors Maciaha Irving and Mauria Stanley.

The Lady Trojans (2-0, 2-0) host Lutheran West this Wednesday night at Godlewski Gym. The JV tips off at 5:30 pm followed by the Varsity at 7:00 pm.