DA too much for Lady Feet

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Too much firepower is hard to overcome.

Webb's Lady Feet faced that fact once again Tuesday night in Bell Buckle as they dropped a lopsided affair for the second time this season to powerful Davidson Academy.

Webb's Zola Quao gets off a shot over a pair of Davidson Academy defenders. (T-G Photo by Chad Tracy)

The visiting Lady Bears drilled six 3-pointers and rolled from start to finish in a 64-24 victory.

"That is just a real good team that is very well-coached," Webb coach Jeff Mitchell said. "I think that team is one of the better teams in Division II-A. They do a great job up there at Davidson Academy."

The Lady Bears (19-5, 7-0 Middle/East Region) closed the opening period with a 10-0 run to take a comfortable 12-2 advantage.

The Lady Feet did not go quietly in the first half and hung around for most of the second stanza. Davidson Academy did manage to close the quarter with a 6-0 spurt to hold a 26-12 edge at halftime.

With several Webb turnovers leading to numerous easy baskets, the visitors exploded in the third frame with a 10-0 burst leading to a 20-6 commanding margin.

"They really come at you on offense and our girls are just not used to playing at that speed," Mitchell said. "So, that's why they got so many easy baskets because we are not fast enough to get back on defense."

The Lady Bears then used an 8-0 run to seal Webb's fate early in the fourth stanza.

Meagan Walker tossed in a game-high 22 points for the winners. Elizabeth Lawrence led the Lady Feet with 10.

Webb (9-13, 2-5) closes their regular season at University School of Nashville on Friday night at 6.

The fourth-seeded Lady Feet are locked into a rematch with top-seeded Davidson Academy in the region tournament semifinals Feb. 15 at USN.