The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

March 16, 2013

Incarnate Word leads Webb City 38-17 at halftime

By Mark Schremmer
Globe Sports Writer

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Incarnate Word Red Knights are showing why they 30-0 and ranked nationally.

Incarnate Word leads Webb City 38-17 at halftime of the Class 4 girls state basketball championship at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo.

Napheesa Collier leads the Red Knights with 15 points and 10 rebounds at the half. She has made 7 of 8 shots from the field and converted a three-point play. Incarnate Word guard Nia Roth hit three 3-pointers in the first half for nine points.

Desirea Buerge leads Webb City with eight points and nine rebounds at the half. Point guard Mikaela Burgess has five.

Incarnate Word has made 14 of 26 shots from the field, while the Cardinals are 6-for-26 at the half.