Pima girls and boys basketball teams sweep San Carlos

Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: Saydee Allred drives the lane Tuesday night against Fort Thomas. Allred went for 21 Thursday night against San Carlos to help the Roughriders with the victory 70-32. Pima was also victorious in the boys’ game, 69-37.

By Jon Johnson

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SAN CARLOS – The Pima girls and boys basketball teams swept San Carlos on Thursday night to both improve to 2-0 on the season. 

Girls Basketball

Pima 70 San Carlos 32

The defending 2A State Champion Pima Roughriders (1-0 conference, 2-0 overall) more than doubled up their opponent for the second time this week/season by blowing out the San Carlos Braves (0-1 conference, 2-1 overall) 70-32. 

The Roughriders have a lot of height and a lot of talent they can utilize offensively. On Thursday night, Saydee Allred was a deadeye shot from deep with four 3’s on her way to a game-high 21 points. 

While Allred sank shots from deep, Ashlynn Chlarson rocked the rim from the paint and had six of her eight field goals in the first half. Chlarson was too much for the Braves and she finished with 18 points. 

Jon Johnson Photo/Gila Herald: Ashlynn Chlarson goes up for 2 against Fort Thomas on Tuesday. On Thursday, Chlarson poured in 18 points in a victory over San Carlos.

Ashlie Sherwood had another complete game and finished with 15 points. Other scorers include Aubrie Sherwood with 8, Maya Mattice with 5, Samantha Pippo with 2, and Ella Wiltbank with 1. 

Chloe Willey led the way for San Carlos with 8 points, followed by Ellysia Cutter and Chasity Steele both with 7 each, Camryn Longstreet with 5, Janessa Victor with 3, and Sonnaya Upshaw with 2. 

The Roughriders will next host the San Tan Charter Roadrunners (0-1) on Dec. 7, starting at 5:30 p.m. After that game, the Roughriders will travel to Flagstaff for the Pepsi Holiday Tournament from Dec. 9-11. 

Boys Basketball

Pima 69 San Carlos 37

In the boys game, the Roughriders (1-0 conference, 2-0 overall), defeated the San Carlos Braves (0-1 conference, 1-2 overall) 69-37.

The Roughriders will next host the San Tan Charter Roadrunners (1-0) on Dec. 7, starting at 7 p.m. After that game, the Roughriders will travel to Flagstaff for the Pepsi Holiday Tournament from Dec. 9-11. 

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