Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Kie's 3s Lead Laguna-Acoma.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports

St. Pius Survives 2nd-Half Drought

Brandi Kie canned three 3-pointers and poured in 12 of her game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter as Laguna-Acoma upset Menaul, handing the Panthers their first loss in District 4-2A.

The Hawks improved to 7-12 and 4-3 in district play while the Panthers dropped to 13-6 overall and 5-1.

"We had nothing to lose," said the 5-foot, 5-inch combination guard of her team's upset win. "We had a bad record. We just controlled the tempo."

With her team leading 45-43 in the final period, the senior began her long-distance spree at the 3-minute mark with a 3 from the top of the key. …

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