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Youth Movement Leads Lady Bulldogs To Breakthrough Season

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5 a.m.

 STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER @NWASAMANTHA
Chasidee Owens, left, of Springdale drives around Sydney Crockett from Fayetteville on Feb. 21 during the first half of the game at Bulldog Gym in Springdale.
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STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER @NWASAMANTHA Chasidee Owens, left, of Springdale drives around Sydney Crockett from Fayetteville on Feb. 21 during the first half of the game at Bulldog Gym in Springdale.

Ja'Vonda Daniels went to six or seven Springdale George Junior High home basketball games last year to watch her future teammates play.

At A Glance

Kierra Lang

School: Springdale High

Class: Sophomore

Position: Point Guard

Notable: Averages a team-best 12.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, a team-high 3.5 assists and a team-best 1.6 steals per game. … Led team in scoring 10 times in 19 games. … Has eight games with 15 or more points. … Started all 19 games she has played.

At A Glance

Chasidee Owens

School: Springdale High

Class: Sophomore

Position: Guard/Forward

Notable: Averages 7.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.0 steal per game. … Started 18 games. … Averaged 7.4 points in conference play. … Seven games with 10 or more points, including a career-high 15 in a January win over Bentonville.

At A Glance

Ryann Goodsell

School: Springdale High

Class: Sophomore

Position: Post

Notable: Averages 6.2 points and 4.9 rebounds. … Made game-winning layup in 52-50 win at Siloam Springs. … Raised averages to 7.1 points and 5.3 rebounds in conference play.

At A Glance

Desiree Mack

School: Springdale High

Class: Sophomore

Position: Forward

Notable: Averages 9.6 points, a team-high 9.2 rebounds and a team-best 1.7 blocks per game. … Has a team-best nine double-doubles, including five in conference play. … Had 11 multiple-block games, four three-block games and two six-block games.

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