Posted On: 12/5/19 1:07 AM
The Perry Pumas opened the 2019-2020 season up with a statement 63-38 win over the Chaparral Firebirds at the Hoop Hall Classic. It was an all around team effort, but three players specifically looked outstanding offensively for the Pumas. At the start of the fourth quarter, Tatyanna Clayburne, Madison Conner and Nicole Smith all had racked up double digits for the Pumas. Overall, the Pumas saw a ton of success with their three-point shooting, hitting ten on the night.
Clayburne finished the night with 15 points on the night. Offensively she was able to shoot the ball from all over the court, hitting a three-pointer to open up the game. She followed that up with solid field goals and layups and was four-for-five from the free throw line.
"It was more of a team effort. We all took our time almost every day before talking about how we were going to defend. We were mainly prepped for defense, and offense handled itself afterwards," Clayburne said.
Conner was the Pumas' leading scorer on the night, finishing with 22 points. Conner was not only hitting shots from all over the court tonight as well, but she also played a great game defensively, which is something that