Still perfect. Burlington Central improved to 8-0 on the season after a dominating 71-26 victory Friday over Genoa-Kingston in Big Northern Conference play. The Rockets controlled the tempo on both sides of the ball.
With the game tied at eight at the five-minute mark of the first quarter, Burlington Central put together a 38-8 run to end the first half.
Sophomore guard Shelby Holt led Burlington Central with 13 points, including 11 of the Rockets’ 24 first-quarter points. Allison Colby and Rebecca Gerke added 11 points each for the Rockets.
By The Numbers
In what was truly a balanced team effort, Burlington Central had at least eight points from six players and nine of the 10 players that played for the Rockets scored. Genoa-Kingston (2-5) was led by Andrea Strohmaier with 11 points.
“We had so much energy on offense and that is what I felt was the key to victory. Defensively we were all over the place and created a lot of turnovers that lead to points. I’m very proud of how the girls played. This was a great win.” – Burlington Central coach Mark Smith