Minerva’s recent struggles at the offensive end continued to plague them during a 50-31 loss to rival Carrollton.
The Lady Warriors led 18-11 after the opening eight minutes, 28-18 at halftime, and 34-22 heading into the fourth quarter.
Hera Hoffee had 13 points, three assists and two rebounds; Jenna Cassidy had 12 points, five rebounds and three steals; and Bella Murray pulled down 12 rebounds and swiped three steals.
Alliance - 63
Minerva - 47
Leading by two after the opening eight minutes of play, the Lady Aviators dominated the next two quarters, outscoring the Lady Lions 21-6 and 18-9, for a 47-21 advantage heading into the final stanza.
The win snapped Alliance’s 157-game losing streak in conference play.
Minerva struggled with its shot, hitting on 13-of-69 (18%) from the floor, 4-of-27 (14%) from behind the 3-point line.
Hoffee had 15 points, two rebounds and two steals; Cassidy had 14 points and three rebounds; Murray had nine points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals; Alyssa Risden had four points, five rebounds and four steals; and Lydia Brunner had three points, seven rebounds and three steals.
This article originally appeared on The Alliance Review: Shots are not falling for the Lady Lions