Todd, Carlton, Green each in starting lineup as locals face off
A trio of Alaskans each were in the starting lineup for a pair of NJCAA women’s basketball teams from Idaho that squared off in Nevada.
They were on the court a lot, too, as all three logged season highs in minutes.
Anchorage’s Jordan Todd of College of Southern Idaho earned bragging rights over Palmer’s Alex Carlton and Wasilla’s Cheyenne Green of North Idaho College in a 63-55 victory at the Las Vegas Tournament.
Todd, of ACS fame, collected 12 points and 12 rebounds for her fourth double-double in 16 games.
The 6-foot-1 freshman played 27 minutes and tied her season high of six field goals. She made 6-of-7 shots from the field.
She is averaging 8.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
Carlton, of Colony High fame, pumped in a game-high 16 points with four 3-pointers, a rebound, assist and steal.
The 5-foot-6 sophomore has reached double figures in three straight games and four times in eight games this season.
Carlton was coming off a season-high 20-point effort in the previous tournament game.
She is averaging 12.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.
Carlton poured in 18 points in the first meeting, also won by Southern Idaho.
Green, of Wasilla High fame, contributed four points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and a blocked shot.
The 5-foot-10 freshman played 30 minutes as her time on the court increased for the fourth consecutive game, going from 11 to 17 to 23 to 24 to 30.