The Canyon View High School (CVHS) Lady Falcons took down the #1 ranked Desert Hills Lady Thunder Wednesday evening in Cedar City with a score of 52-50.
Canyon View went to a 2-3 zone on defense and it caused problems for the Thunder all night. On the offensive side Canyon View shot lights out, hitting critical 3 pointers, free-throws and layups. Deirdre Barton hit the go ahead layup for CV and Desert Hills was unable to tie the game with an in-bounds play from half-court with just over one second left. That is two losses in a row for the #1 ranked DHHS girls.
Addison Newman had 19 points and Ashlyn Banks had 13. Ashlyn Banks had 10 rebounds and Harlee Nicoll had 8. Addison Newman had 6 assists and Harlee Nicoll had 4. Ashlyn Banks had 2 blocks and Myka Taylor had 1. Harlee Nicoll had 4 steals and Addison Newman had 2.
Ashlyn Banks continues to be ranked #1 in the state (1A-6A) in double doubles (61st in the nation!). Ashlyn is also ranked #1 in 4A in rebounds per game and free throws made. She is #2 in 4A in blocks per game. She is #2 in Region 9 for points per game.
Addison Newman is ranked #2 in 4A for free throws made. She is #8 in 4A for assists per game. She is #6 in 4A for steals per game.
Harlee Nicoll is ranked #5 in 4A for rebounds per game. She is #9 in Region 9 in points per game. She is #6 in Region 9 in free throws made.
*Stats taken from maxpreps.com