Lady Dinos Get Revenge on Fruita


The Carbon Lady Dinos avenged their only loss of the season on Saturday with a convincing 60-44 win over Fruita Monument Colo. High School. Fruita nipped Carbon 46-41 in Colorado on Dec. 12. The win marked the sixth win in a row for Carbon.

Ten players got playing time in the game after a huge first half saw the Lady Dinos take a 35-10 lead into the break. The Carbon defense held Fruita to just five points in each of the first two quarters.

Sara Morley paced the Lady Dinos with 15 points. She also grabbed five rebounds. Lindsey Blanc chipped in 12 points, six assists and four rebounds. Kelsey Sorensen and Taylor Passarella added eight and seven points, respectively. The team shot a combined 87% from the free throw line (23-27).

Carbon (11-1, 0-0 Region 12) will travel to play 2A Summit Academy (6-2, 0-0 Region 16) on Wednesday. The team will then host Union on Friday. Friday’s game can be viewed live on ETV Channel 10 at 7 p.m. Carbon will begin Region 12 action on Jan. 12 at home against Canyon View.

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