Posted On: 02/22/19 8:00 AM
In Tuesdays Sectional Semifinal win over Whitney Young, Benet JR Guard Kendall Holmes dropped 24 points to lead her team. For Thursdays Sectional Championship against Montini, the Redwings were forced to play without their star player, and needed some help making up those points and playing solid defense.
Initially, it was Sophomore Kendall Moriarty to get a chance to make an impact. Moriarty is a 6’ Guard who possesses all the tools of a dynamic offensive player. She is very smooth with the ball in her hands and uses a quick first step and long strides to get by defenders. Not only can she drive with ease, but Moriarty can knock down spot-up shots from beyond the arc as well.
Next, it was Lindsey Rogers. Rogers, a 6’1’’ JR, was the key piece for Benet’s 7-0 run to start the game. She knocked down two threes and collected a handful of rebounds in the first half. While Rogers’ smooth stroke remained consistent outside, her size and rebounding really helped fill a void with Holmes not present.
Third came Ashley Berry. The 5’7’’ Junior Guard with quick feet drew the tough assignment of guarding Montini’s Freshman PG, Sophie Sullivan, for much