A slow start wasn’t enough to slow down Carroll against Carlisle on Friday night.
Although the Tigers were able to eventually gain a 51-31 victory, the start of the game didn’t indicate the that Carroll was going to have a strong scoring night.
Both teams were hesitant to get the ball moving in the first quarter of the game. Carroll was able to double up the Wildcats, although the scoring was sluggish, with Carroll gaining just eight points in the first quarter.
The second quarter had the Tigers turning up the heat as they nearly added 20 points to their score. At halftime the Tigers were able to gain a 27-19 advantage.
Carroll kept the scoring frenzy, at least compared to the first quarter, going in the third when the Tigers added 14 more to their totals.
With another 10 points scored in the final frame the Tigers were able to gain their second consecutive conference victory.
Leading the way with the scoring effort was senior Kennedy Lein who had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Camryn Schable had another strong night with nine points. Hannah Jorgensen had nine points as well.
Laura Sweeney added eight points.
Ella Collison added seven points. Gabi Hammer added two points in the victory.
The win improves Carroll’s overall record to 5-5 on the season.
Of the last 24 meetings Carroll and Carlisle have each won 12 games.